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Author: Peter Ames Carlin
Publisher: Detroit : Thorndike Press, 2012.
Series: Thorndike large print biography series.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Biography : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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In a groundbreaking biography that draws on unprecedented access to Springsteen and those closest to him, acclaimed music critic Peter Ames Carlin presents the most revealing account yet of New Jersey's favorite son. With contributions from band members past and present, Bruce encompasses the breadth of the Boss's astonishing career and explores the inner workings of an American icon right up through his most recent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bruce Springsteen; Bruce Springsteen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ames Carlin
ISBN: 9781410454522 1410454525
OCLC Number: 809421382
Notes: "Published in 2012 by arrangement with Simon & Schuster, Inc."--Title page verso.
Description: 829 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The Gut Bomb King --
The place I loved the most --
A new kind of man --
As my mind bends clouds into dreams --
Oh geez, let's make a band --
Break out the guns and ammo, everything's gonna be just fine --
For personal reasons this has to be my last song --
Somebody else who was a little crazy in the eyes --
Now I wanna see if you've got any ears --
I am finally, finally, where I'm supposed to be --
Listen to your junk man --
he's singing --
Hyperactivity was our business --
Then again, let's just let it ride --
A classic case of be careful what you wish for --
It was me and you, Baby, I remember the night you promised --
There's always room to throw something out --
Big man! Are they still standing? --
That's your time clock, my friend --
Deliver me from nowhere --
The blue-collar troubadour --
Smilin' kind of funny, everybody happy at last --
I didn't even know the language of partnership --
Get the hostility out now, I can take it --
Holy shit, I'm back --
Hope, dreams, and rededication --
The country we carry in our hearts is waiting --
That's a big shark, man --
The next stand of trees.
Series Title: Thorndike large print biography series.
Responsibility: Peter Ames Carlin.

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In a groundbreaking biography that draws on unprecedented access to Springsteen and those closest to him, acclaimed music critic Peter Ames Carlin presents the most revealing account yet of New Jersey's favorite son. With contributions from band members past and present, Bruce encompasses the breadth of the Boss's astonishing career and explores the inner workings of an American icon right up through his most recent sold-out tour and #1 album.

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