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Born to run

Author: Bruce Springsteen
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl's half-time show. The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it. That's how this extraordinary autobiography began. Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humour, and originality found in his songs. He  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Springsteen, Bruce.
Born to run.
New York : Simon & Schuster, [2016]
(DLC) 2016018134
Named Person: Bruce Springsteen; Bruce Springsteen; Bruce Springsteen; Bruce Springsteen; Bruce Springsteen; Bruce Springsteen; Bruce Springsteen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Springsteen
ISBN: 9781501141515 1501141511 9781471157790 1471157792
OCLC Number: 939532140
Description: xii, 510 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Book one: Growin' up. My street --
My house --
The Church --
The Italians --
The Irish --
My mother --
The Big Bang (have you heard the news) --
Radio days --
The Second Coming --
The show man (Lord of the Dance) --
Workingman's blues --
Where the bands are --
The Castiles --
Once there was a little Steven --
Earth --
The Upstage Club --
Tinker (Surfin' safari) --
Steel mill --
Homecoming --
Endless summer --
Beatnik deluxe --
California dreamin' (take two) --
It's a bar, you idiots --
Onward and upward --
Losing my religion --
Road work --
"The Wild, the Innocent, and the E Street Shuffle" --
The Satellite Lounge --
Book two: Born to run. "Born to run" --
Jon Landau --
Thunder Road --
Jackpot --
The E Street Band --
Clarence Clemons --
New contracts --
Living with the law --
"Darkness on the Edge of Town" --
The Drop --
Downtime --
"The River" --
Hitsville --
Hello walls --
"Nebraska" --
Deliver me from nowhere --
California --
"Born in the USA" --
"Buona fortuna, fratello mio" --
The big Big Time --
Going home --
"Regresar a Mâexico" --
"Tunnel of love" --
Goin' Cali --
Book three: Living proof. Living proof --
Redheaded revolution --
Changes --
LA burning --
Going to the chapel --
Earthquake Sam --
"Streets of Philadelphia" --
"The Ghost of Tom Joad" --
Western man --
Eastern woman --
King of New Jersey (Hollywood days) --
Bringing it all back home --
Revival --
"The Rising" --
Wild East --
The Seeger sessions --
"Magic" --
Super Bowl Sunday --
Moving on --
"Wrecking Ball" --
Losing the rain --
The "Wrecking Ball" tour --
Zero to sixty in nothing flat --
Garage land --
"High hopes" --
Home front --
Long time comin'.
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A revelatory memoir by a legendary rock star, Bruce Springsteen's BORN TO RUN will be the book of 2016.  Read more...


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'Memoirs usually rearrange events to suit the author and downplay their shortcomings. Springsteen doesn't spare himself.' * Sunday Times Magazine * 'By the standards of most rock star Read more...

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