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Down the highway : the life of Bob Dylan

Author: Howard Sounes
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. & updated edView all editions and formats
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Bob Dylan was the first figure in the history of popular music to challenge the domination of the three-minute pop song and to bring serious ideas and poetry into the song lyric. He was also the first pop performer to adopt the attitudes and lead the life of a bohemian artist. A compelling, engagingly fast-paced and revelatory life, it takes the reader on a journey from Dylan's childhood in a Minnesota mining town  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bob Dylan; Bob Dylan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Sounes
ISBN: 9780857520258 0857520253
OCLC Number: 752311283
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 566 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Howard Sounes.

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A biography of Bob Dylan that gives a picture of the man as well as of the artist and performer. It takes the reader on a journey from Dylan's childhood in a Minnesota mining town to the status he  Read more...

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"Engagingly written and scrupulously researched." Observer "The benchmark by which all future Dylan biographies will be judged." USA Today "Many writers have tried to probe [Dylan's] life, but never Read more...

 
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