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Product Description: In Terminated for Reasons of Taste, veteran rock critic Chuck Eddy writes that "rock'n'roll history is written by the winners. Which stinks, because the losers have always played a big role in keeping rock interesting." Rock's losers share top billing with its winners in this new collection of Eddy's writing...read more

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9780822361893 | Duke Univ Pr, September 2, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: In Terminated for Reasons of Taste, veteran rock critic Chuck Eddy writes that "rock'n'roll history is written by the winners.

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9780822362258 | Duke Univ Pr, September 2, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In Terminated for Reasons of Taste, veteran rock critic Chuck Eddy writes that "rock'n'roll history is written by the winners.

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Product Description: It has been sixty years since Rock 'n' Roll exploded into the mainstream, yet we remain limited in our understanding of how its bawdy excesses absorbed into the annals of mass popularity in such a short amount of time. Mickey Vallee asks: what if the Rock 'n' Roll eruption was nothing less than postwar consumer capitalism at its very best, precisely because it was taken as its very worst? Vallee explores the emergence of Rock 'n' Roll's from an entirely new theoretical disposition in order to answer this question, drawing mainly from Lacanian cultural psychoanalysis to reveal that Rock 'n' Roll was far more conformist than we are generally led to believe; namely, that it was conformist with emerging liberal principles of freedom from the tyranny of the state...read more

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9781441183620 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 18, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: It has been sixty years since Rock 'n' Roll exploded into the mainstream, yet we remain limited in our understanding of how its bawdy excesses absorbed into the annals of mass popularity in such a short amount of time.

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9781501322174, titled "Rancid Aphrodisiac: Subjectivity, Desire, and Rock 'n' Roll" | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 30, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: It has been sixty years since Rock 'n' Roll exploded into the mainstream, yet we remain limited in our understanding of how its bawdy excesses absorbed into the annals of mass popularity in such a short amount of time.

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Product Description: From the New York Times bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fans...read more

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9780062562708 | Dey Street Books, June 28, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fansInnovative.
9781472241047 | Gardners Books, June 28, 2016, cover price $23.30 | About this edition: [Read by Tristan Morris]From the New York Times bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fans.

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9781504754927 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 28, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: [Read by Tristan Morris]From the New York Times bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fans.
9781504754934 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 28, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: From the New York Times bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fans.

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Product Description: Thriving within a narrow niche in rock music is the recording on which one artist composes, plays, sings and often produces each track. As a showcase of individual effort and talent, the single-artist rock album has been adopted by artists such as Neil Young, Stevie Wonder, and Prince to produce unique additions to their discographies...read more
By Steve Hamelman (editor)

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9781442247239 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 16, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Thriving within a narrow niche in rock music is the recording on which one artist composes, plays, sings and often produces each track.

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Product Description: One of Amazon's Best Books of 2016 So FarMusic critic Steven Hyden explores nineteen music rivalries and what they say about lifeBeatles vs. Stones. Biggie vs. Tupac. Kanye vs. Taylor. Who do you choose? And what does that say about you? Actually--what do these endlessly argued-about pop music rivalries say about us?Music opinions bring out passionate debate in people, and Steven Hyden knows that firsthand...read more

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9780316259156 | Back Bay Books, May 17, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: One of Amazon's Best Books of 2016 So FarMusic critic Steven Hyden explores nineteen music rivalries and what they say about lifeBeatles vs.

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Product Description: Hangin' Tough, the second album by the New Kids on the Block, has sold more than seventeen million copies worldwide since it was released in 1988. But the album and the band have also been dismissed, derided and deemed uncool by the music establishment...read more

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9781628929737 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 21, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Hangin' Tough, the second album by the New Kids on the Block, has sold more than seventeen million copies worldwide since it was released in 1988.

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Product Description: When rock ‘n’ roll began its ascendancy in the 1950s the older generation saw it as dangerous, renegade, threatening the moral stability of a nation. Young people saw it as freedom, and most importantly, as their music. The teenage revolution was here, This book, first published in 1982, traces the roots of this cultural transformation, its emergence in rock ‘n’ roll and other media, and shows just how violent the confrontation was by looking at contemporary newspaper reports...read more

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9781138649750, titled "Rock 'n' Roll" | Routledge, April 4, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: When rock ‘n’ roll began its ascendancy in the 1950s the older generation saw it as dangerous, renegade, threatening the moral stability of a nation.
9780710009388 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, October 1, 1982, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When rock ‘n’ roll began its ascendancy in the 1950s the older generation saw it as dangerous, renegade, threatening the moral stability of a nation.

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Product Description: The mythology tied to rock music in the United Kingdom and Ireland is as famous as it is varied. The first edition of Rock Atlas went some way to uncover these stories and legends, but this second edition goes even further, with more than 70 percent new entries telling the fascinating tales behind seven hundred amazing music locations throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland...read more

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9781905959570 | 2 edition (Red Planet, March 29, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The mythology tied to rock music in the United Kingdom and Ireland is as famous as it is varied.

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Product Description: Starting out as the first rock critic for the Village Voice in 1966, just twenty-three years old, Richard Goldstein had the perfect entrée to the exploding music scene of the era. And he was soon at its center. He toured with Janis Joplin, spent a day at the Grateful Dead house in San Francisco, got stoned with the Beach Boys, and watched the Doors record...read more

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9781620408872 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, April 14, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: "A deeply felt and largely compelling portrait of an age that indelibly marked everyone who took part in it.

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9781620408889 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, May 10, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Starting out as the first rock critic for the Village Voice in 1966, just twenty-three years old, Richard Goldstein had the perfect entrée to the exploding music scene of the era.
9781408858103 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, February 11, 2016, cover price $16.35 | About this edition: In 1961, Richard Goldstein saw Bob Dylan perform for the first time at Carnegie Hall.

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9781511368605 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, May 10, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In 1966, at the ripe age of 22, Richard Goldstein approached The Village Voice with a novel idea.
9781511310512, titled "Another Little Piece of My Heart: My Life of Rock and Revolution in the 60's" | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, July 21, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In 1966, at the ripe age of 22, Richard Goldstein approached The Village Voice with a novel idea.

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Product Description: NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide...read more

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9780134120690 | 7 edition (Longman Pub Group, January 16, 2016), cover price $98.80 | About this edition: For courses in Professional Communication and Workplace Writing.
9780133978483 | 6 pck pap/ edition (Longman Pub Group, July 20, 2014), cover price $106.80 | About this edition: Workplace Communications is the first brief, less theory-intensive text that focuses on the fundamentals of workplace communication specifically intended for applied writing courses in community colleges and similar settings.
9780321916884 | 6 unbnd edition (Longman Pub Group, September 18, 2013), cover price $67.33 | About this edition: Workplace Communications is the first brief, less theory-intensive text that focuses on the fundamentals of workplace communication specifically intended for applied writing courses in community colleges and similar settings.
9780321912985 | 6 pap/psc edition (Longman Pub Group, June 19, 2013), cover price $105.47 | About this edition: ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN.
9780321916785 | 6 edition (Longman Pub Group, June 17, 2013), cover price $98.80 | About this edition: Workplace Communications is the first brief, less theory-intensive text that focuses on the fundamentals of workplace communication specifically intended for applied writing courses in community colleges and similar settings.
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Product Description: This one-of-a-kind reference investigates the music and the musicians that set the popular trends of the last half century in America.• Contains an alphabetical collection of entries that each profile a major group and band from the past 60 years• Provides a selected discography and bibliography for further listening and reading for each entry• Covers a wide variety of styles from classic rock to surf rock to hip hop• Features sidebar entries which tie together larger popular music concepts such as the rise and influence of MTV and the phenomenon of girl band...read more
By David V. Moskowitz (editor)

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9781440803390 | Greenwood Pub Group, November 10, 2015, cover price $189.00 | About this edition: This one-of-a-kind reference investigates the music and the musicians that set the popular trends of the last half century in America.

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Product Description: From the author of The History of Rock ’n’ Roll in Ten Songs comes his “Basement Tapes”: the complete “Real Life Rock Top 10” columns For nearly thirty years, Greil Marcus has written a remarkable column called “Real Life Rock Top Ten...read more

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9780300196641, titled "Real Life Rock: The Complete Top Ten Columns, 1986-2014" | Yale Univ Pr, October 20, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From the author of The History of Rock ’n’ Roll in Ten Songs comes his “Basement Tapes”: the complete “Real Life Rock Top 10” columns For nearly thirty years, Greil Marcus has written a remarkable column called “Real Life Rock Top Ten.

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9780300223606 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: From the author of The History of Rock ’n’ Roll in Ten Songs comes his “Basement Tapes”: the complete “Real Life Rock Top 10” columns For nearly thirty years, Greil Marcus has written a remarkable column called “Real Life Rock Top Ten.

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Product Description: No band has ever been able to demonstrate the enduring power of rock and roll quite like the Rolling Stones, who continue to enthrall, provoke, and invigorate their legions of fans more than fifty years since they began. In Counting Down the Rolling Stones: Their 100 Finest Songs, rock writer Jim Beviglia dares to rank the band’s finest 100 songs in descending order...read more

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9781442254466 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 5, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: No band has ever been able to demonstrate the enduring power of rock and roll quite like the Rolling Stones, who continue to enthrall, provoke, and invigorate their legions of fans more than fifty years since they began.

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Product Description: A biography of Wallis Warfield Windsor discusses her early life, romance with the king of England, the crisis of her marriage, abdication, and the couple's self-imposed exile, and her later years

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9780425056516, titled "Duchess: The Story of Wallis Warfield Windsor" | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, September 1, 1982), cover price $3.75 | also contains Duchess: The Story of Wallis Warfield Windsor | About this edition: A biography of Wallis Warfield Windsor discusses her early life, romance with the king of England, the crisis of her marriage, abdication, and the couple's self-imposed exile, and her later years

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Product Description: One of our finest critics gives us an altogether original history of rock ’n’ roll Unlike all previous versions of rock ’n’ roll history, this book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the storied events and turning points that everyone knows...read more

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9780300187373 | Yale Univ Pr, September 2, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: One of our finest critics gives us an altogether original history of rock ’n’ roll Unlike all previous versions of rock ’n’ roll history, this book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the storied events and turning points that everyone knows.

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9780300216929 | Yale Univ Pr, September 15, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: One of our finest critics gives us an altogether original history of rock ’n’ roll Unlike all previous versions of rock ’n’ roll history, this book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the storied events and turning points that everyone knows.

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Product Description: The popular music industry has become completely interlinked with the film industry. The majority of mainstream films come with ready-attached songs that may or may not appear in the film but nevertheless will be used for publicity purposes and appear on a soundtrack album...read more

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9781628921281 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 22, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The popular music industry has become completely interlinked with the film industry.

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9781628927481 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 22, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The popular music industry has become completely interlinked with the film industry.

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Product Description: The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America.For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime -- songs we all know by heart often began as a scribble on the back of an envelope or on hotel stationery...read more
By Hunter Davies (editor)

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9780316247160 | Little Brown & Co, October 21, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America.

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9780316247177 | Reprint edition (Little Brown & Co, October 20, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America.
9780440952527, titled "Many Waters" | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, September 1, 1987), cover price $3.25 | also contains Many Waters | About this edition: The fifteen-year-old Murry twins, Sandy and Dennys are accidentally sent back to a strange Biblical time period, in which mythical beasts roam the desert and a man named Noah is building a boat in preparation for a great flood.

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Product Description: This epic cultural and historical odyssey unearths the full influence of occult traditions on rock and roll -- from the Beatles to Black Sabbath -- and shows how the marriage between mysticism and music changed our world.From the hoodoo-inspired sounds of Elvis Presley to the Eastern odysseys of George Harrison, from the dark dalliances of Led Zeppelin to the Masonic imagery of today’s hip-hop scene, the occult has long breathed life into rock and hip-hop—and, indeed, esoteric and supernatural traditions are a key ingredient behind the emergence and development of rock and roll...read more

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9780399167669 | J P Tarcher, October 16, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This epic cultural and historical odyssey unearths the full influence of occult traditions on rock and roll—from the Beatles to Black Sabbath—and shows how the marriage between mysticism and music changed our world.

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9780399174964 | Reprint edition (J P Tarcher, October 13, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This epic cultural and historical odyssey unearths the full influence of occult traditions on rock and roll -- from the Beatles to Black Sabbath -- and shows how the marriage between mysticism and music changed our world.

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Product Description: "An absolute must for any rock-music fan." --Booklist Arranged alphabetically by band name for ease of reference, Rock Chronicles offers a fascinating, encyclopedic study of the ever-shifting line-ups, appearances, labels, sounds and successes of 250 of the most important rock acts of the past fifty years...read more
By David Roberts (editor)

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9781770856141 | 2 edition (Firefly Books Ltd, August 27, 2015), cover price $29.95 | also contains Rock Chronicles: Every Legend, Every Line-up, Every Look | About this edition: "An absolute must for any rock-music fan.
9781770851177 | Firefly Books Ltd, September 20, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The definitive rock encyclopedia for the 21st century.

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9781442237513 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, September 1, 2015, cover price $45.00

Title: The Youngs( The Brothers Who Built AC/DC) Binding: Hardcover Author: JesseFink Publisher: St.Martin'sPress

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9781250053831 | St Martins Pr, August 5, 2014, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Title: The Youngs( The Brothers Who Built AC/DC) Binding: Hardcover Author: JesseFink Publisher: St.

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9781845029661 | Black & White Pub Ltd, October 1, 2016, cover price $14.95
9781250068729 | Updated edition (Griffin, August 11, 2015), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: "THE BEST BOOK I'VE EVER READ ABOUT AC/DC.
9780857986498 | Gardners Books, February 12, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: "THE BEST BOOK I'VE EVER READ ABOUT AC/DC.

Global Business Today is the proven choice for any international business course. It brings together the insights of now a team of practitioners, scholars, and award-winning instructors to present a contemporary and realistic perspective of this multi-faceted field. For the 9th edition, G. Tomas M. Hult from Michigan State University has joined Charles Hill to deliver a program that is:Current―it is comprehensive and up-to-date.Application Rich―it goes beyond an uncritical presentation and shallow explanation of the body of knowledge.Relevant―it focuses on managerial implications.Integrated―its tight flow between chapters is fully integrated with proven adaptive technology.Global Business Today―The market-leading program of international business.

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9781259300455 | 9 psc edition (McGraw-Hill, August 6, 2015), cover price $115.00
9781259299216 | 9 lslf edition (Irwin Professional Pub, January 19, 2015), cover price $166.85 | About this edition: Global Business Today is the proven choice for any international business course.
9780072537895 | 3rd edition (McGraw-Hill, March 1, 2003), cover price $55.01 | also contains Spookhouse
9780071214711 | 3 edition (McGraw-Hill, March 1, 2003), cover price $22.01

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9780077512316 | 8 unbnd edition (Irwin Professional Pub, January 24, 2013), cover price $185.00 | About this edition: Charles Hill’s Global Business Today, 8e has become the most widely used text in the International Business market because its: Current―it is comprehensive and up-to-date.
9780077801922 | 8 pck pap/ edition (Irwin Professional Pub, January 24, 2013), cover price $256.35 | About this edition: Charles Hill’s Global Business Today, 8e has become the most widely used text in the International Business market because its: Current―it is comprehensive and up-to-date.
9780078112621 | 8 edition (Irwin Professional Pub, January 16, 2013), cover price $231.85 | About this edition: Charles Hill's Global Business Today, 8e has become the most widely used text in the International Business market because its: Current–it is comprehensive and up-to-date.
9780077443924 | 7 unbnd edition (Irwin Professional Pub, September 30, 2010), cover price $150.55 | About this edition: This full featured text is provided as an option to the price sensitive student.
9780073381398 | 6 edition (Irwin Professional Pub, October 24, 2008), cover price $163.70
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Product Description: From a legendary music journalist with four decades of unprecedented access, an insider’s behind-the-scenes look at the major personalities of rock and roll. Lisa Robinson has interviewed the biggest names in music—including Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Patti Smith, U2, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Jay Z, and Kanye West...read more

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9781594487149 | Riverhead Books, April 22, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From a legendary music journalist with four decades of unprecedented access, an insider's behind-the-scenes look at the major personalities of rock and roll.

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9781594632952 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, April 7, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From a legendary music journalist with four decades of unprecedented access, an insider’s behind-the-scenes look at the major personalities of rock and roll.

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Product Description: An explosive, groundbreaking album that crowned a new king of rock in just 33 minutesBefore Elvis Costello was one of Rolling Stone’s greatest artists of all time, before he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he was Declan P...read more

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9781770411883 | E C W Pr, April 14, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: An explosive, groundbreaking album that crowned a new king of rock in just 33 minutesBefore Elvis Costello was one of Rolling Stone’s greatest artists of all time, before he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he was Declan P.

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Product Description: David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture. This interdisciplinary book brings together established and emerging scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including musicology, sociology, art history, literary theory, philosophy, politics, film studies and media studies...read more
By Eoin Devereux (editor), Aileen Dillane (editor) and Martin J. Power (editor)

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9780415745727 | Routledge, March 27, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture.

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