Katy Perry: A Biography

Katy Perry: A Biography

by Kimberly Dillon Summers

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This biography reveals the life story, musical style, personality, lyrics, and fashion of Katy Perry—the elements that have catapulted her to stardom and made her a 21st-century pop music icon.

• A timeline of events pinpoints the specific dates of successes and moments in Perry's life

• Photographs depict some of Perry's most memorable concerts or events

• An extensive bibliography will help readers find more information and quotes about this 21st-century pop music icon

• A comprehensive list of Perry's awards and award nominations collects information for researchers

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440801013
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/03/2012
Series: Greenwood Biographies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 131
File size: 867 KB

About the Author

Kimberly Dillon Summers is a freelance writer and editor. Previously, she was associate editor of Chase's Calendar of Events at NTC/Contemporary Publishing. Her published works include Greenwood's Miley Cyrus: A Biography and Justin Timberlake: A Biography.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword vii

Overview ix

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction xvii

Timeline: Events in the Life of Katy Perry xix

Chapter 1 "California Gurl" 1

Chapter 2 "Teenage Dream" 9

Chapter 3 Coming to Life 15

Chapter 4 A Style of My Own 37

Chapter 5 "One of the Boys" 47

Chapter 6 The Actress 61

Chapter 7 Giving Back 69

Chapter 8 Controversy 77

Chapter 9 Beyond the Music 93

Appendices 97

Discography 97

Filmography 99

Awards and Nominations 103

Interpretation of Lyrics 109

Bibliography 119

Index 129

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