Franklin, TN: Hillsboro Press, 2001. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 6 1/4 X 9 1/8 Inches. 150 PP. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #6592
First printing with complete number line to the "1" on the copyright page. Signed "Merry Christmas to Mike / Charmaine B. Gossett" directly on half title-page. Biography of the steamboat Captain and early Nashville leader Tom Ryman, for whom the Ryman Auditorium is named. For those of us from middle Tennessee, the Ryman is Nashville... she is the "Mother Church" of Country Music.