Redneck Woman 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… Redneck Woman 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… 2006-11-01 Nonfiction Warner Books
Book Review

Redneck Woman (2006)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Nov 01, 2006; Writers: Allen Rucker, Gretchen Wilson; Genre: Nonfiction; Publisher: Warner Books

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.

Originally posted Oct 27, 2006 Published in issue #905 Nov 03, 2006 Order article reprints