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Fun Autry Fact:

According to a 1953 fan magazine estimate, if all the recordings that Gene sold were stacked one atop of the other, the pile would be 57 miles high.

Book Information

Back in the Saddle Again


Gene Autry with Mickey Herskowitz
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
252 Pages
Black and white photographs

Spanning careers as a ranch hand in Oklahoma, Tin Pan Alley singer, Hollywood star, and corporate businessman, the life of Gene Autry is the embodiment of the great American dream. Through a combination of luck, timing, talent, and business savvy, Autry raised himself from dirt-poor beginnings to become a legend in the entertainment industry. Here, the original "Singing Cowboy" offers a memoir of his music, his acting, his cowboy image, and his life. Back in the Saddle Again is an American success story filled with colorful anecdotes and observations by a man who made his dreams come true. In addition, forty-seven rare photographs, many from Gene's own collection, illustrate this fascinating story.

About the co-author: Mickey Herskowitz, a syndicated sports columnist, collaborated with Howard Cosell and Dan Rather on their bestselling autobiographies and is the author of The Golden Age of Pro Football.

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