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Love Becomes a Funeral Pyre: A Biography of the Doors
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date October 30, 2014
Pages 512
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781409151234
ISBN-10 1409151239
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $25.25
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Think you know how Jim Morrison died? Think you know who wrote all their hits? Think you know why Morrison fled to Paris, never to return? Well now you will with the definitive biography, Love Becomes a Funeral Pyre, of the legendary rock band and their iconic frontman Jim Morrison, written by Mick Wall, one of our most revered music writers and one of the last journalists to interview Ray Manzarek. The Doors have sold over 100 million albums. Inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, they received a lifetime achievement at the 2007 Grammy Awards, and were the first American band to accumulate eight consecutive gold LPs. Yet the story of The Doors ended as badly as did the 1960s: a startling decade the music and story of The Doors both defined and helped vilify. Along with evoking the cultural milieu of Los Angeles, in Love Becomes A Funeral Pyre Mick Wall captures the true spirit of that tarnished age with a brilliantly penetrating and contemporary investigation into the real story of The Doors.

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from Chicago Review Pr (September 1, 2015)
9781613734087 | details & prices | 408 pages | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $28.95
Paperback
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from Gardners Books (October 30, 2014)
9781409151234 | details & prices | 512 pages | List price $25.25
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