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Heavier than heaven : a biography of Kurt Cobain

Author: Charles R Cross
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Based on extensive research, more than four hundred interviews, and Kurt Cobain's unpublished diaries, a portrait of the late rock star traces his rise to fame, his relationship with wife Courtney Love, and his tragic suicide.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kurt Cobain; Kurt Cobain; Kurt Cobain; Kurt Cobain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Cross
ISBN: 0786865059 9780786865055 0786884029 9780786884025
OCLC Number: 46422140
Description: xi, 381 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : heavier than heaven : New York, New York, January 12, 1992 --
1. Yelling loudly at first : Aberdeen, Washington, February 1967-December 1973 --
2. I hate mom, I hate dad : Aberdeen, Washington, January 1974-June 1979 --
3. Meatball of the month : Montesano, Washington, July 1979-March 1982 --
4. Prairie belt sausage boy : Aberdeen, Washington, March 1982-March 1983 --
5. The will of instinct : Aberdeen, Washington, April 1984-September 1986 --
6. Didn't love him enough : Aberdeen, Washington, September 1986-March 1987 --
7. Soupy Sales in my fly : Raymond, Washington, March 1987 --
8. In high school again : Olympia, Washington, April 1987-May 1988 --
9. Too many humans : Olympia, Washington, May 1988-February 1989 --
10. Illegal to rock 'n' roll : Olympia, Washington, February 1989-September 1989 --
11. Candy, puppies, love : London, England, October 1980-May 1990 --
12. Love you so much : Olympia, Washington, May 1990-December 1990 --
13. The Richard Nixon Library : Olympia, Washington, November 1990-May 1991 --
14. Burn American flags : Olympia, Washington, May 1991-September 1991 --
15. Every time I swallowed : Seattle, Washington, September 1991-October 1991 --
16. Brush your teeth : Seattle, Washington, October 1991-January 1992 --
17. Little monster inside : Los Angeles, California, January 1992-August 1992 --
18. Rosewater, diaper smell : Los Angeles, California, August 1992-September 1992 --
19. That legendary divorce : Seattle, Washington, September 1992-January 1993 --
20. Heart-shaped coffin : Seattle, Washington, January 1993-August 1993 --
21. A reason to smile : Seattle, Washington, August 1993-November 1993 --
22. Cobain's disease : Seattle, Washington, November 1993-March 1994 --
23. Like Hamlet : Seattle, Washington, March 1994 --
24. Angel's hair : Los Angeles, California-Seattle, Washington, March 30-April 6, 1994 --
Epilogue : a Leonard Cohen afterworld : Seattle, Washington, April 1994-May 1999.
Responsibility: Charles R. Cross.
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This is the first in-depth biography of the troubled genius Kurt Cobain. Based on Cobain's unpublished diaries, 400 interviews, years of research, and a wealth of documentation, "Heavier Than Heaven"  Read more...

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"One of the most moving and revealing books ever written about a rock star."--The Los Angeles Times--The Los Angeles Times, "HEAVIER THAN HEAVEN sets a high, new standard."--Rolling Stone

 
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