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Scars of sweet paradise : the life and times of Janis Joplin

Author: Alice Echols
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Owl Books edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on hundreds of interviews, a noted 1960s historian goes beyond the legend of Janis Joplin to reveal the roots of her musical talent and the chaotic world in which she lived and died.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Janis Joplin; Janis Joplin; Janis Joplin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Echols
ISBN: 0805053948 9780805053944
OCLC Number: 43510359
Notes: "An Owl book."
Originally published: New York : Metropolitan Books, 1999.
Description: xxii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The Great Nowhere --
Magnetized into Music --
On the Edges of America --
The Beautiful People --
Big Brotherized --
Hope and Hype in Monterey --
Bye, Bye Baby --
Little Girl Blue --
Trading Her Tomorrows --
Where Are They Now? --
Discography.
Responsibility: Alice Echols.

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Drawing on hundreds of interviews, a noted 1960s historian goes beyond the legend of Janis Joplin to reveal the roots of her musical talent and the chaotic world in which she lived and died.

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