Blown away: the Rolling Stones and the death of the sixties

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Simon & Schuster, Limited, 1990 - Music - 349 pages
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From the acclaimed biographer, novelist, and screenwriter comes an unparalleled portrait of the Rolling Stones, an expose of the mysterious death of the band's founder, Brian Jones, and a stunning exploration of the sixties. 8 pages of black-and-white photographs.

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User Review  - jmatson - LibraryThing

Hotchner talks to everyone connected to the Stones and gets a revealing look at the band and the era of the sixties. Much different book than I expected and a better read than I expected. Read full review

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Held thinly together by the prose of this accomplished writer ( Papa Hemingway, LJ 6/15/66), this odd tapestry of reflections by some of the rock group's intimates attempts two things. First, it aims ... Read full review


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A. E. Hotchner is the award-winning author of numerous books, including "Papa Hemingway", "Sophia Loren", "Doris Day", and "Blown Away: The Rolling Stones" and the "Death of the Sixties". He is also the longtime business partner with actor Paul Newman in Newman's Own, the hugely successful food empire that donates all of its profits to charities, including Hole in the Wall Camps worldwide, dedicated to supporting children with life-threatening illnessess.

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