Selena!: The Phenomenal Life and Tragic Death of the Tejano Music Queen The heroine of Selena!: The Phenomenal Life and Tragic Death of the Tejano Music Queen , obviously, is Selena, the Tejano music star who was… Selena!: The Phenomenal Life and Tragic Death of the Tejano Music Queen The heroine of Selena!: The Phenomenal Life and Tragic Death of the Tejano Music Queen , obviously, is Selena, the Tejano music star who was… Biography Music
Book Review

Selena!: The Phenomenal Life and Tragic Death of the Tejano Music Queen

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Writer: Clint Richmond; Genres: Biography, Music

The heroine of Selena!: The Phenomenal Life and Tragic Death of the Tejano Music Queen, obviously, is Selena, the Tejano music star who was shot to death outside a Corpus Christi, Tex., motel room on March 31. But equally valiant is Richmond, whose skill and speed boggle the mind: In just over a month since the star's murder, he has turned out a book filled with interviews of Selena's family and friends, writing with a clarity and straightforwardness most would be happy to achieve after months of work. Selena! is a testament to a talented singer as well as a brilliant publishing feat: With one side of the book written in Spanish, the other in English, no fan will be left wanting. A-

Originally posted May 26, 1995 Published in issue #276 May 26, 1995 Order article reprints
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