Bruce Springsteen: An Illustrated Biography— loaded with stage and candid photos of this peerless rock star, and made complete with removable memorabilia— is the ultimate collector's item for any fan of The Boss. Through story, images, and removable memorabilia, Bruce Springsteen: An Illustrated Biography chronicles the life of The Boss—one of America’s favorite rock stars and one of the biggest-selling artists in history. Springsteen's monolithic music career spans a full half-century, from 1968 to present, and has included dozens of tours, awards, and 20 Grammys. Incredibly, Springsteen's stage presence, star power, and musicianship is as strong as ever—he continues to consistently sell out live musical performances. This book showcases Springsteen's life, both on and off the stage. With a new chapter covering Springsteen on Broadway, a new cover, and a redesign of an envelope to deliver the interactive memorabilia—such as Springsteen's draft card that saved him from being shipped off to Vietnam, a concert poster for Dr. Zoom and the Sonic Boom, a Rolling Stone magazine cover, a promotional sticker, and more—this reissue offers fans an intimate look into the life of this beloved artist.
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About the Author
Meredith Ochs is a writer, radio personality, musician, photographer, sailor, and world traveler. She is a talk show host and deejay at Sirius XM and a commentator for NPR’s All Things Considered. Her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Guitar World, and numerous other publications. She is a 2016 Gracie Award winner in the category of Outstanding Portrait/Biography for her “Women and Wheels” special. Ochs is a longtime resident of Hoboken, New Jersey, and her favorite Springsteen album is Darkness on the Edge of Town.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Fans of The Boss will be thrilled with this well-written comprehensive bio. Filled with fabulous photos and complete with keep-sake memorabilia, it’s a must-have for lovers of the Born in the U.S.A. rock legend. 5 of 5 Stars. Thanks to the author, publisher and NetGalley for the ARC. Opinions are mine. Pub Date 25 Sep 2018. #BruceSpringsteen #NetGalley
This book was published as a children's title but please don't let that stop you adults out there from reading it too! This is an extremely well informed book about Bruce Springsteen. Readers will learn about his growing up (a practicing Catholic until he was thirteen, a so-so student and a boy with Little League skills), the complexities of his relationship with his father, his mother's purchase of a guitar for him, his love of music, his success as a musician and songwriter and his many principled positions. All this, plus loads of photos! If you are a Springsteen fan, be sure to take a look at this book. You will be glad that you did! Thanks to NetGalley and Quarto!