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    Janis Ian Remembers the Brutality of Racism


    Janis Ian Remembers the Brutality of Racism
    Booksmith - Booksmith
    Janis Ian has inspired generations of fans, and in "Society's Child: My Autobiography," the Grammy Award winner shares the fascinating story of her life in music. In this moving memoir, Ian tells the story behind her controversial 1966 hit "Society's Child" (written when the musician was just 15 years old) and the equally acclaimed 1975 smash "At Seventeen," which earned two Grammys and five nominations.Janis Ian is a Grammy Award-winning songwriter, singer, multi-instrumental musician, columnist, and science fiction fan-turned-author.She had a highly successful singing career in the 1960s and 1970s, and has continued recording into the 21st century. Ian has been a regular columnist for and continuing contributor to the LGBT magazine The Advocate - Booksmith