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Heavier than heaven : A Biography of Kurt Cobain. / Charles R. Cross.

R. Cross, Charles. (Author). James, Lloyd. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781483065489 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Lloyd James.
Summary, etc.: When Kurt Cobain died by his own hand in April 1994, it was an act of will that typified his short, angry, inspired life. Veteran music journalist Charles R. Cross fuses his intimate knowledge of the Seattle music scene with his deep compassion for his subject in this extraordinary story of artistic brilliance and the pain that extinguished it. Based on more than four hundred interviews, four years of research, and exclusive access to Cobain's unpublished diaries, lyrics, and family photos, Heavier than Heaven traces Cobain's life from his early days in a double-wide trailer outside of Aberdeen, Washington, to his rise to fame, success, and the adulation of a generation.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 9 - Text Difficulty 12
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive app (file size: 417962 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Music.
Genre: Electronic books.
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    Based on four years of research, more than four hundred interviews, and exclusive access to Kurt Cobain's unpublished diaries, a portrait of the late rock-and-roll star follows his early days in a trailer, his rise to fame, his relationship with wife Courtney Love, and his tragic suicide. Read by Lloyd James. Book available.
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    When Kurt Cobain died by his own hand in April 1994, it was an act of will that typified his short, angry, inspired life. Veteran music journalist Charles R. Cross fuses his intimate knowledge of the Seattle music scene with his deep compassion for his subject in this extraordinary story of artistic brilliance and the pain that extinguished it.

    Based on more than four hundred interviews, four years of research, and exclusive access to Cobain’s unpublished diaries, lyrics, and family photos, Heavier than Heaven traces Cobain’s life from his early days in a double-wide trailer outside of Aberdeen, Washington, to his rise to fame, success, and the adulation of a generation.


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