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By Peter Ames Carlin

ISBN-10: 1250145694

ISBN-13: 9781250145697

ISBN-10: 1427286892

ISBN-13: 9781427286895

ISBN-10: 1627790349

ISBN-13: 9781627790345

A revelatory account of the lifetime of cherished American tune icon, Paul Simon, through the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames Carlin

To were alive over the last sixty years is to have lived with the song of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit checklist in 1957, simply months after Elvis Presley ignited the rock period. because the songwriting half Simon & Garfunkel, his paintings helped outline the early life move of the '60s. On his personal within the '70s, Simon made radio-dominating hits. He kicked off the '80s through reuniting with Garfunkel to accomplish for part 1000000 New Yorkers in significant Park. 5 years later, Simon’s album “Graceland” bought hundreds of thousands and spurred a world political controversy. And it doesn’t cease there.

The grandchild of Jewish emigrants from Galicia within the Austro-Hungarian empire, the 75-year-old singer-songwriter has not just bought greater than a hundred million files, received 15 Grammy awards and been put in into the Rock ‘n’ Roll corridor of repute two times, yet has additionally lively the meaning—and flexibility—of own and cultural identification in a quickly shrinking global.

Simon has additionally lived essentially the most vivid lives of recent instances; a narrative replete with stories of Carrie Fisher, Leonard Bernstein, Bob Dylan, Woody Allen, Shelley Duvall, Nelson Mandela, medications, melancholy, marriage, divorce, and extra. A lifestyles tale with the scope and tool of an epic novel, Carlin’s Homeward Bound is the 1st significant biography of 1 of the main influential renowned artists in American history.

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