The Resource Who I am : a memoir, Pete Townshend

Who I am : a memoir, Pete Townshend

Label
Who I am : a memoir
Title
Who I am
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Pete Townshend
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The legendary lead guitarist and principal songwriter for The Who, one of the most influential rock-and-roll bands of all time, pens his own story
Summary
Spanning his entire life, the founding member of The Who presents a candid memoir that reveals his struggles with drugs, sex, and the ghosts of his troubled past, while detailing the band's meteoric rise to international fame
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10141283
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Townshend, Pete
Dewey number
  • 782.42166092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.T69
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Townshend, Pete
  • Rock musicians
  • Who (Musical group)
Target audience
adult
Label
Who I am : a memoir, Pete Townshend
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Published in a slightly different form in Great Britain in 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers"--T.p. verso
  • Includes index
Contents
Pt. 1. War music. I was there ; It's a boy! ; You didn't see it ; A teenage kind of vengeance ; The Detours ; The Who ; I can't explain ; Substitoot ; Acid in the air ; God checks in to a Holiday Inn ; Amazing journey ; Tommy : the myths, the music, the mud -- pt. 2. A really desperate man. Lifehouse and loneiness ; The land between ; Carriers ; A beggar, a hypocrite ; Be careful what you pray for ; The undertaker ; Growing into my skin ; Rock star fuckup -- pt. 3. Playing to the gods. The last drink ; Still loony ; Iron man ; Psychoderelict ; Relapse ; Noodling ; A new home ; Letter to my eight-year-old self ; Black days, white knights ; Trilby's piano ; Intermezzo ; Who I am
Control code
ocn808316438
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
538 p.
Isbn
9780062127242
Lccn
2012032303
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)808316438
Label
Who I am : a memoir, Pete Townshend
Publication
Note
  • "Published in a slightly different form in Great Britain in 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers"--T.p. verso
  • Includes index
Contents
Pt. 1. War music. I was there ; It's a boy! ; You didn't see it ; A teenage kind of vengeance ; The Detours ; The Who ; I can't explain ; Substitoot ; Acid in the air ; God checks in to a Holiday Inn ; Amazing journey ; Tommy : the myths, the music, the mud -- pt. 2. A really desperate man. Lifehouse and loneiness ; The land between ; Carriers ; A beggar, a hypocrite ; Be careful what you pray for ; The undertaker ; Growing into my skin ; Rock star fuckup -- pt. 3. Playing to the gods. The last drink ; Still loony ; Iron man ; Psychoderelict ; Relapse ; Noodling ; A new home ; Letter to my eight-year-old self ; Black days, white knights ; Trilby's piano ; Intermezzo ; Who I am
Control code
ocn808316438
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
538 p.
Isbn
9780062127242
Lccn
2012032303
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)808316438

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