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Rock and roll will save your life : a book by and for the fanatics among us (with bitchin' soundtrack)

Author: Steve Almond
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life" traces Almond's passion for "rawk" from his earliest (and most wretched) rock criticism to his eventual discovery of a music-crazed soul mate and their subsequent production of two little superfans. Along the way, Almond reflects on the delusional power of songs, the awkward mating habits of drooling fanatics, and why Depression Songs actually make us feel so much better. Includes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Almond
ISBN: 9781400066209 1400066204
OCLC Number: 939176123
Description: xii, 222 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Steve Almond.

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"Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life" traces Almond's passion for "rawk" from his earliest (and most wretched) rock criticism to his eventual discovery of a music-crazed soul mate and their subsequent production of two little superfans. Along the way, Almond reflects on the delusional power of songs, the awkward mating habits of drooling fanatics, and why Depression Songs actually make us feel so much better. Includes a special free mix designed by the author, available online at www.stevenalmond.com .

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