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    • Heavier than Heaven

    • A Biography of Kurt Cobain
    • By: Charles R. Cross
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 632
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 506
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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.

    • 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 440
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350

    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

    • Heavier Than Heaven

    • The Biography of Kurt Cobain
    • By: Charles R. Cross
    • Narrated by: Greg Lockett
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    A commemorative edition, featuring new material of the definitive, best-selling biography to mark 25 years since Kurt Cobain's death. Kurt Cobain's life and death fast became rock 'n' roll legend. The worldwide success of his band, Nirvana, defined the music scene in the early 1990s and their songs spoke to and for a generation. Music journalist Charles R. Cross, a veteran of the Seattle music scene, relates this extraordinary story of artistic brilliance and the pain that extinguished it. 

    Regular price: $27.27

    • 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
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      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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Boring!!!!!

    • By J. Falba on 01-20-17

    Regular price: $18.24