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The Resource 27 : a history of the 27 club through the lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse, Howard Sounes

27 : a history of the 27 club through the lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse, Howard Sounes

Label
27 : a history of the 27 club through the lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse
Title
27
Title remainder
a history of the 27 club through the lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse
Statement of responsibility
Howard Sounes
Title variation
  • Twenty seven
  • History of the 27 club through the lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A history of the "27 Club" (music stars who died at 27), examining its six most iconic members
  • Imagine a club that people are dying to get into-- literally! Sounes examines the lives of six musicians and singers who died at the age of 27, plus other music industry figures who died at that age, to discover what-- apart from coincidence-- this phenomenon signifies. He discovers a common story of excess, madness, and self-destruction
Member of
Summary
Reveals previously undiscovered connections between the dozens of celebrities whose fame was augmented by their early deaths, challenging popular myths while identifying surprising similarities shared by iconic stars
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10231639
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 781.66/0922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML394
LC item number
.S686 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of the 27 club through the lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Kobain, and Amy Winehouse
Label
27 : a history of the 27 club through the lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse, Howard Sounes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Life. Exit, Gate 27 ; The young Dionysians ; Daddy's girl ; The mad ones ; Success ; Kurt and Courtney, Amy and Blake ; Excess ; Distress -- Death. In which Brian is entirely surrounded by water ; Nodding out ; The crack-up ; The secret house of death ; One little drink, then another ; The glass is run ; The dance of death -- Appendix. 27 long-list
Control code
ocn826685298
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
359 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306821684
Lccn
2013948939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)826685298
  • (Sirsi) a1708686
Label
27 : a history of the 27 club through the lives of Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, and Amy Winehouse, Howard Sounes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Life. Exit, Gate 27 ; The young Dionysians ; Daddy's girl ; The mad ones ; Success ; Kurt and Courtney, Amy and Blake ; Excess ; Distress -- Death. In which Brian is entirely surrounded by water ; Nodding out ; The crack-up ; The secret house of death ; One little drink, then another ; The glass is run ; The dance of death -- Appendix. 27 long-list
Control code
ocn826685298
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Da Capo Press edition.
Extent
359 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306821684
Lccn
2013948939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)826685298
  • (Sirsi) a1708686

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