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    • Heavier than Heaven

    • A Biography of Kurt Cobain
    • By: Charles R. Cross
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 600
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 478
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 479

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story - missing chapter 12

    • By Richard on 02-15-07

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Room Full of Mirrors

    • A Biography of Jimi Hendrix
    • By: Charles R. Cross
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334

    For many, the name Jimi Hendrix conjures up a larger-than-life image of the man who set fire to guitars, women's hearts, and the status quo. In this groundbreaking account, music journalist Charles R. Cross takes a far deeper look. Beyond Hendrix's legendary onstage and offstage magnetism, and his excessive lifestyle, was a man who struggled to accept his role as an idol and privately craved the kind of normal family life he never had.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book - Interesting and Sad Story

    • By Tim on 02-04-10

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Here We Are Now

    • The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain
    • By: Charles R. Cross
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Simply stated, Kurt Cobain changed the cultural conversation in his all-too-brief life, and even after his shattering death. With interviews and commentary from all corners of the pop culture universe, from the people who knew Cobain to those who continue to help his legend grow, Here We Are Now explores what a singular life meant, and how that meaning can be measured, when and if it can be.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An amazing afterword on culture post Cobain

    • By Rebecca F. on 06-11-15

    Regular price: $18.24