Books Johnny Cash The Biography by Michael Streissguth Paperback, 334 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $15.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleJohnny CashSubtitleThe BiographyAuthorMichael Streissguth Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Explores the life and accomplishments of the successful country singer known as the rebellious "Man in Black" who struggled with a guilt-ridden childhood, addictions, and self-doubt. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Johnny Cash Review Three Books... Red, White And True: The Great American Biography July 2, 2009 Country legend Johnny Cash, bon vivant George Plimpton and consummate entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. don't have much in common. But their lives have much to tell us about what it means to be a great American.