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Transformer

Bockris, Victor

ISBN 10: 0684803666 / ISBN 13: 9780684803661
Editorial: Simon & Schuster, 1995
Usado Condición: Collectible: Like New Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: STL BOOKS (St. Louis, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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1995 Simon & Schuster First Edition, First Printing hardcover. like new, no marks. N° de ref. de la librería 140301006

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Título: Transformer

Editorial: Simon & Schuster

Año de publicación: 1995

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Collectible: Like New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Like New

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Sinopsis:

The story of an unconventional life looks at rock legend Lou Reed, a chamelion-like figure who suffered electroshock therapy to ""cure"" his homosexuality, toured with Andy Warhol, and led a revolution in rock music. 25,000 first printing.

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Bockris, biographer of William S. Burroughs and Andy Warhol, presents a detailed portrait of former Velvet Underground frontman Reed. Born in 1942, the only son and eldest child of a Jewish middle-class family from Long Island, Reed still harbors resentment toward his parents for having raised him in a suburban lifestyle, according to Bockris. An "outsider" fueled by a desire to belong and to control, the singer developed, then destroyed, relationships with his mentor Warhol, former bandmate John Cale and glam-rock superstar David Bowie. A bisexual and former speed addict, Reed is accredited to be the godfather of punk. Though the author relies on too many cliched phrases, he provides insight into the private life that led Reed to create many of rock's memorable songs, including "Heroin" and "Walk on the Wild Side." As a bonus, Bockris concludes with a 1979 episode in New York City when he introduced Reed to Burroughs, an amusing anecdote in which the writer assured the rocker that "it is not very often that a writer will have to actually make it with his publisher in order to get published."
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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