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Girl in a band [electronic resource] : A Memoir. Kim Gordon.

Gordon, Kim. (Author). Gordon, Kim. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062374073 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (6 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Kim Gordon.
Summary, etc.: Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story—a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting beauty of Patti Smith's Just Kids.Often described as aloof, Kim Gordon opens up as never before in Girl in a Band. Telling the story of her family, growing up in California in the '60s and '70s, her life in visual art, her move to New York City, the men in her life, her marriage, her relationship with her daughter, her music, and her band, Girl in a Band is a rich and beautifully written memoir.Gordon takes us back to the lost New York of the 1980s and '90s that gave rise to Sonic Youth, and the Alternative revolution in popular music. The band helped build a vocabulary of music—paving the way for Nirvana, Hole, Smashing Pumpkins and many other acts. But at its...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 203526 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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