Books Cold Sweat My Father James Brown and Me by Yamma Brown Hardcover, 202 pages, Independent Pub Group, List Price: $24.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleCold SweatSubtitleMy Father James Brown and MeAuthorYamma Brown Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Yamma Brown is one of James Brown's daughters. The struggles she went through, both as a child and as an adult, provide a profound examination of the nature of celebrity, violence, and survival. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Cold Sweat Book Reviews James Brown's Daughter Recalls A Painful Childhood in 'Cold Sweat' August 16, 2014 Reviewer Richard Torres calls Yamma Brown's new memoir of her father a valuable, warts-and-all portrait of a troubled icon — and the way the cycle of abuse can turn through famous families.