Journals

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Riverhead Books, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 294 pages
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The lyrics notebook and personal journals of Kurt Cobain, iconic singer of the band Nirvana.

Kurt Cobain filled dozens of notebooks with lyrics, drawings, and writings about his plans for Nirvana and his thoughts about fame, the state of music, and the people who bought and sold him and his music. His journals reveal an artist who loved music, who knew the history of rock, and who was determined to define his place in that history. Here is a mesmerizing, incomparable portrait of the most influential musician of his time.

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Wow. Huge insight into Kurt Cobain's mind. - Goodreads
It was decent but hard to read. - Goodreads
Great insight to the mind of the Father of Grunge. - Goodreads
He didn't sound sad or confused in his writing. - Goodreads
An amazing insight into Cobain's thoughts and life!! - Goodreads
I wasn't a fan of the ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Reem - Goodreads

i don't know how i can rate this book. i mean, how does one rate another person's personal writing? so i'm just gonna leave it without any ratings. before i picked up this book, i was conflicted about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Couldn't get into this at all but then I'm not a massive nirvana or kurt cobain fan so that's probably why. Good for anyone who is, I suppose, but to me it was just the writings of a disturbed mind, and knowing how the story ends doesn't make it any better! Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Kurt Cobain was the leader of the groundbreaking Seattle rock band Nirvana.  He died in 1994.

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