Chris Willman
October 27, 2006 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Redneck Woman

type
Book
Current Status
In Season
author
Allen Rucker, Gretchen Wilson
publisher
Warner Books
genre
Nonfiction

We gave it a B

The Grammy-winning country singer recalls basically raising herself in trailer parks in rural Illinois.

Telling Quote
”[Grandma] tried to kill [Grandpa] by putting motor oil in his soup…. When I asked later how it went, she replied, deflated, ‘Oh, it didn’t do nothing but give him the s—s.”’

Lowdown
Unfortunately, the colorful tough cookie in the early chapters gives way to a starstruck softie in the final ones.

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