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Lone Pine (17 mile)
my 50s and realizing that I had come
up in an interesting time that might
very well be worth talking about."
Ian, settled in Nashville for 20 years
with a lesbian partner, has no regrets
looking back despite all the difficul-
ties. She is particularly happy with her
most recent recording, a double CD
compilation of her work.
"It took me about
seven months to write
the book," says Ian,
enjoying meeting face-
to-face with her fans,
who also are able to
communicate with her
directly through her Web
"I looked at what happened in my
life and found that some things were
not nearly as important as I thought
and other things were so much more
important than I thought they would
"It's a pretty straightforward life
these days. I'm having a good time
going out with the book. It seems to be
selling, and the publisher is happy.
"I feel great. I'm doing well. I work
hard and rest when I can. I believe if
you stay on the path, you get to where
you're supposed to be." ❑
Ian chroni cles
40 years i n the
music bus iness.
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Janis Ian was a teen and
at the top of the music
charts, serious issues and emotions
were at the core of her messages.
"Society's Child" has to do with an
interracial couple. "Seventeen" probes
popularity and the lack of it. "Jesse"
"Tattoo," about a concentration
camp survivor, would come much
Ian, 57, tells about the songs,
simultaneous fame and rejection
and the betrayal that added to the
drama of her life in Society's Child:
My Autobiography (Tarcher/Penguin,
The folk entertainer will talk about
the book and sign copies 7 p.m. Friday,
Sept. 6, at Borders in Ann Arbor. The
next evening, at 8 p.m., she will talk
more about the
book during a con-
cert at the Ark in
as a Jew, culturally
Jewish anyway, has
been a huge part of
my life," says Ian,
who has performed many times in
"We were never observant, but in
terms of my ethics, moral stance,
understanding of human beings and
knowing people who had tattoos on
their wrists, [Judaism] couldn't help
but inform my life.
"I don't think I could have written
`Tattoo' any earlier than I did. I think I
needed a certain amount of maturity
to deal with the subject of concentra-
Ian, a cousin to the late Detroit
Symphony Orchestra conductor Valter
Poole, outlines the problems that
knocked her down. They had to do
with serious illnesses, parental divorce,
an abusive husband and a cheating
"I just really wanted to tell the
story as truthfully as possible with as
little whining as possible she says. "I
decided to write the book because of a
combination of things, such as hitting
Janis Ian will sign her new auto-
biography 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5,
at Borders, 612 E. Liberty, in Ann
Arbor. (734) 668-7652. She will
perform 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept.
6, at the Ark, 316 S. Main, in Ann
Arbor. $23. (734) 761-1451.