It Ain't No Sin to Be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen (Google eBook)

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Little, Brown, Jan 30, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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Political journalist Eric Alterman examines the unique phenomenon that is The Boss and how he has come to reflect and interpret a turbulent quarter century of American history.
  

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Review: It Ain't No Sin To Be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen

User Review  - Lucynell - Goodreads

Personally, and for what its worth, short of an 'Introduction,' I'd never give full marks to any book on Bruce Springsteen that doesn't manage at least 500 pages. I'm saying this as a pop music fan ... Read full review

Review: It Ain't No Sin To Be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen

User Review  - Mike Norton - Goodreads

If you are a fan of Bruce, you will love this book. If you are interested in the socio-cultural history of popular music you will love this book. Others need not apply. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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Land of Hope and Dreams
American Skin
A Note on Sources
Acknowledgments
With a new afterword by the author
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Eric Alterman is a political & cultural columnist for "The Nation", MSNBC.com, & Intellectual Capital.com & is a senior fellow of the World Policy Institute. He has contributed to "Rolling Stone", "Mother Jones", "Elle", "The New Yorker", "Vanity Fair", "Harper's", "The New Republic", "The New York Times" & "The Washington Post". He is the author also of two works of political commentary & analysis "Sound & Fury" & "Who Speaks for America". He lives in Manhattan.

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