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Billy Joel : the life & times of an angry young man

Author: Hank Bordowitz
Publisher: New York : Billboard Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Billy Joel: the life and times of an angry young man takes an in-depth look at 'the piano man', starting with his middle class childhood in Long Island, New York and his years as a gang member, boxer and working musician. With his breakthrough 1973 album Piano man, Joel's story becomes one of unstopable success. This book explores his trumphs as well as his personal struggles.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Billy Joel; Billy Joel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hank Bordowitz
ISBN: 0823082504 9780823082506
OCLC Number: 659987927
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: xiv, 272 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Hank Bordowitz.

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Billy Joel: the life and times of an angry young man takes an in-depth look at 'the piano man', starting with his middle class childhood in Long Island, New York and his years as a gang member, boxer and working musician. With his breakthrough 1973 album Piano man, Joel's story becomes one of unstopable success. This book explores his trumphs as well as his personal struggles.

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