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15%OFFLiel Leibovitz - A Broken Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen's Secret Chord - 9781910124673 - V9781910124673
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A Broken Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen's Secret Chord

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Description for A Broken Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen's Secret Chord Paperback. As Leonard Cohen requires, this is a passionate and personal evocation of a man who appeals to the inner spirit of his fervent followers. Num Pages: 220 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 22. Weight in Grams: 268.
In this philosophical biography, Liel Leibovitz looks at what it is that makes Leonard Cohen an enduring international figure in the cultural imagination. Born into a Canadian religious Jewish family, for years a reclusive lyricist on the Greek island of Hydra, known for his bold political commentary, his devotion to Buddhist thought and his later despair over contemporary Zionism, Cohen hardly follows the rules of a conventional rock star. Yet the prophetic themes of his music, often filled with pessimism and apocalyptic visions, prove redemptive to an audience that spans generations. As Leonard Cohen requires, this is a passionate and ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Sandstone Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
220
Place of Publication
Dingwall, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781910124673
SKU
V9781910124673
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About Liel Leibovitz
Liel Leibovitz is the author/co-author of four books that include The Chosen Peoples (Simon & Schuster, 2010) with Todd Gitlin, and with Matthew Miller Lili Marlene: The Soldiers' Song of WWII (Norton, 2009) and Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization (Norton, 2011). Leibovitz is assistant professor of Communications ... Read more

Reviews for A Broken Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen's Secret Chord
'Provokes thought and emotion on every page.' - Richard Holloway 'He clearly loves Leonard and those who love Leonard will enjoy - and maybe even love - Leibovitz.' - Michael Simmons, Mojo '... this illuminating critical biography.' - Alan Taylor, The Herald 'Leibovitz's well-written, non gossipy book is a TREASURE and a must-have for all Cohen fans.' ... Read more

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