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    DescriptionThe national bestseller celebrated as "the ultimate Johnny Cash biography....Rock writer great Robert Hilburn goes deep." "-- Rolling Stone" In this, the definitive biography of an American legend, Robert Hilburn conveys the unvarnished truth about a musical superstar. Johnny Cash's extraordinary career stretched from his days at Sun Records with Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis to the remarkable creative last hurrah, at age 69, that resulted in the brave, moving "Hurt" video. As music critic for the "Los Angeles Times, "Hilburn knew Cash throughout his life: he was the only music journalist at the legendary Folsom Prison concert in 1968, and he interviewed both Cash and his wife June Carter just months before their deaths. Drawing upon a trove of never-before-seen material from the singer's inner circle, Hilburn creates an utterly compelling, deeply human portrait of a towering figure in country music, a seminal influence in rock, and an icon of American popular culture. Hilburn's reporting shows the astonishing highs and deep lows that marked the journey of a man of great faith and humbling addiction who throughout his life strove to use his music to lift people's spirits.


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    Title
    Johnny Cash
    Subtitle
    The Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Hilburn
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 688
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 794 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780316194754
    ISBN 10: 0316194751
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.1
    BIC subject category V2: BGF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AVH
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 782.42164209
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15970
    BISAC V2.8: BIO004000
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A08743500
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 782.421642092
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
    LC classification: ML420.C265 H55 2013
    Thema V1.0: DNBF, AVN, AVP
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Little Brown and Company
    Imprint name
    Little Brown and Company
    Publication date
    29 October 2013
    Author Information
    Robert Hilburn was the chief music critic and pop music editor for the "Los Angeles Times" for more than three decades. The author of the bestselling memoir "Cornflakes with John Lennon," Hilburn has reported extensively on most of pop music's legends, including Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Elton John, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, U2, and Johnny Cash.
    Review quote
    "Excellent." "Andrew Martin, The New York Review of Books""