Real Frank Zappa Book

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Simon and Schuster, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
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Eighty-five carefully selected gardens from the length and breadth of Britain

Each entry in this book of gardens is illustrated with stunning photography and a detailed description, including each garden's history, and practical information such as contact details, opening times, and facilities. From Cornwall's Lost Gardens of Heligan to the rugged charm of Crarae Gardens in Scotland, this beautiful guide showcases the unique beauty of Britain's gardens and the creative vision of the landscape architects who created them. This is the perfect gift for eager gardeners and lovers of British heritage.

 

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User Review  - ragwaine - LibraryThing

I didn't know anything about Zappa when I started this. I just thought he sounded like an interesting guy. Usually these musician biographies turn out to be mostly about drugs and I'm not into drugs ... Read full review

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User Review  - EricKibler - LibraryThing

The man gives his controversial opinions, which in the light of the last twenty years, make a great deal of common sense, and talks about his life's work. One of the most interesting men of the twentieth century, who I think will be even more well-remembered as time goes on. Read full review

Contents

introduction Book? What Book?
9
How Weird Am I Anyway?
13
There Goes the Neighborhood
29
An Alternative to College
39
Are We Having a Good Time Yet?
67
The Log Cabin
101
Send In the Clowns
109
Drool Britannia
119
Sticks Stones
221
America Drinks and Goes Marching
231
All About Schmucks
233
Marriage as a Dada Concept
243
Porn Wars
261
Church and State
293
Practical Conservatism
315
Failure
333

All About Music
139
A Chapter for My Dad
201
The One Youve Been Waiting For
213
The Last Word
349
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Occhiogrosso has been a journalist for 28 years.

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