LITA FORD - Living Like A Runaway



Saturday, February 27 at 6PM

Former Lead Guitarist
of the Runaways

In Conversation With 
Raoul Hernandez
of the Austin Chronicle

about Ford's new memoir,
Living Like A Runaway

Book signing to follow. 





As the legendary former lead guitarist of The Runaways, Lita Ford lived her dreams - until her marriage, and then her life, became a nightmare. In her new memoir, Living Like A Runaway, Ford opens up about the ’70s and ’80s music scene and her extraordinary life and career. Join us tonight as she talks with Austin Chronicle Music Editor Raoul Hernandez about it all. The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing and only available with the purchase of a copy of Living Like A Runaway from BookPeople. 


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  • The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public.
  • Tickets are required to join the signing line and include a copy of Living Like A Runaway. Books will be received the evening of the event. 
  • Tickets are available in-store and via Tickets cost as much as one copy of Living Like A Runaway (plus tax). 
  • Tickets are lettered. After Ford speaks, we will call people up to the signing line according to ticket letter. 
  • Lita Ford will only sign copies of her book Living Like a Runaway. She will not sign memorabilia.

*Please note* Online sales for to-be-signed mail orders of this title will end at 12pm CST Saturday, February 27th. Orders for signed/personalized books that come in after this time cannot be guaranteed. Online sales for signed books will resume at 9am CST Sunday, February 28th. After the event, signed books will be available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last!


In this long-awaited, emotionally powerful memoir, "HEAVY METAL'S LEADING FEMALE ROCKER" (Rolling Stone) opens up about the '70's and '80's music scene and her trailblazing life as the lead guitarist of the "pioneering band" (New York Times) the Runaways and her platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated solo career. Hailed as "the mother of all metal" (Los Angeles Times) and "one of the greatest female electric guitar players to ever pick up the instrument" (Elle), Lita Ford bares her soul in Living Like a Runaway.


LITA FORD is the former lead guitarist of The Runaways, an all-girl hard rock band from Los Angeles in the 1970s, as well as a platinum-selling solo musician. Elle magazine has named her one of the twelve greatest female guitarists. She lives in Hollywood, California.

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Event date: 
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 6:00pm
Event address: 
603 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78703-5413
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