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Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon

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Description for Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon Hardback. A revelatory account of the life of beloved American music icon, Paul Simon, by the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames Carlin Num Pages: 432 pages, 2x 8pp colour plate section. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 310 x 38. Weight in Grams: 712.
To have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit record in 1957, just months after Elvis Presley ignited the rock era. As the songwriting half of Simon & Garfunkel, his work helped define the youth movement of the '60s. On his own in the '70s, Simon made radio-dominating hits. He kicked off the '80s by reuniting with Garfunkel to perform for half a million New Yorkers in Central Park. Five years later, Simon's album Graceland sold millions and spurred an ... Read more

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Little, Brown Book Group
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About Peter Ames Carlin
Peter Ames Carlin is a writer and the author of several books, including Bruce, a biography of Bruce Springsteen published in 2012. Carlin has also been a free-lance journalist, a senior writer at People in New York City, and a television columnist and feature writer at The Oregonian in Portland. A regular speaker on music, art and popular culture, Carlin ... Read more

Reviews for Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon
Carlin's painstakingly researched account . . . reveals a man of infinite contradictions
Jane Shilling
Daily Mail
Excellent ... It is the most comprehensive, and perceptive study of the man and his art to date
Peter Ames Carlin's Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon is staggering in its breadth, a beautifully written chronicle ... Read more

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