Bob Dylan: No Direction Home by Robert Shelton

By Robert Shelton

Robert Shelton met Bob Dylan while the younger singer arrived in manhattan. He turned Dylan's pal, champion, and critic. His booklet, first released in 1986, used to be hailed the definitive unauthorised biography of this moody, passionate genius and his international. Of greater than one thousand books released approximately Bob Dylan, it's the just one that has been written with Dylan's lively cooperation.

Dylan gave Sheldon entry to his mom and dad, Abe and Beatty Zimmerman – whom no different journalist has ever interviewed intensive; his brother, David; youth acquaintances from Hibbing; fellow scholars and acquaintances from Minneapolis; and Suze Rotolo, the inspiration immortalised at the hide of Freewheelin' between others.

No path Home took twenty years to accomplish and acquired frequent serious acclaim. 20 years on, Dylan's status is greater than at any time because the Nineteen Sixties and Shelton's ebook is now visible as a vintage of the style.

This new version, released to coincide with Dylan's seventieth birthday on twenty fourth could 2011, contains key photographs of Dylan all through his superb, enduring occupation, up-to-date footnotes and bibliography, and a brand new, selective, discography.

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