A Perfect Union of Contrary Things
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A Perfect Union of Contrary Things

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ENew York TimesE Bestseller EA Perfect Union of Contrary ThingsE is the authorized biography of musician and vintner Maynard James Keenan. Co-author Sarah Jensen's 30-year friendship with Keenan gives her unique insight into his history and career trajectory. The book traces Keenan's journey from his Midwest childhood to his years in the Army to his time in art school from his stint at a Boston pet shop to his place in the international spotlight and his influence on contemporary music and regional winemaking. A comprehensive portrayal of a versatile and dedicated artist EA Perfect Union of Contrary ThingsE pays homage to the people and places that shaped the man and his art.THUntil now Maynard's fans have had access to only an abridged version of his story. EA Perfect Union of Contrary ThingsE presents the outtakes the scenes of disappointment and triumph and the events that led him to take one step after the next to change direction to explore sometimes surprising opportunities. Included are sidebars in his own words often humorous anecdotes that illuminate the narrative as well as commentary by his family members friends instructors and industry colleagues. The book also features a foreword by Alex Grey an American visionary artist and longtime friend of Keenan. Accompanying the text are photos of Keenan from childhood to the present.THMaynard's story is a metaphor for the reader's own evolution and an encouragement to follow one's dreams hold fast to individual integrity and work ceaselessly to fulfill our creative potential.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 161 x 235 x 24mm | 631g
  • BACKBEAT BOOKS
  • Milwaukee, United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged ed
  • Two 8-page photograph inserts
  • 1495024423
  • 9781495024429
  • 8,075

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