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The Book

“Wasted Days and Wasted Nights”: A Meteoric Rise to Stardom shares a rare backstage pass into the storied life and legacy of Freddy Fender. Daughter Tammy Lorraine Huerta Fender’s has authored a book that pays tribute to her beloved father. This bio portrays, in unprecedented depth, the man beyond the music and the myth. This exciting book is a glimpse into Freddy Fender’s struggles and triumphs on and off the stage, his journey through the dazzling world of music, the lives he touched, and the unwavering legacy he left behind.

Readers will find both entertainment and inspiration in “Wasted Days and Wasted Nights”: A Meteoric Rise to Stardom

Freddy’s biography is divided into two books; the first covers the rise of the singer to great stardom. The second book tells the story of Freddy’s fall due to drugs and alcohol and the redemption he found in a Higher Power.  Author Tammy Lorraine Huerta Fender was compelled to write a story that both honored her father and delved frankly into the dark times he strove to overcome.

Readers will find this book entertaining, historical, shocking, spiritually moving, and in all ways a testament to the life and legacy of Freddy Fender.


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