27: Kurt Kobain (The 27 Club, Book 2) by Chris Salewicz

By Chris Salewicz

Kurt Cobain, Nirvana frontman, died elderly simply 27. during this insightful mini-biography, revered tune critic Chris Salewicz examines Cobain's trip from delicate loner to generational icon. Salewicz scrutinizes Cobain's tormented internal lifestyles, his tempestuous dating with Courtney Love, and the significance of his cultural legacy.

27: Kurt Cobain is the second one in a chain of particular song ebooks, an bold venture reading the perils of genius, megastar and extra.

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He was always clean-shaven and well-groomed. A. Dodgers were the anti-Munson, so I could not wait to see the Yanks kick their asses in the Series. That is how I felt, and how intensely I felt it back then at nine years old. Sure it was juvenile and the kind of reasoning that only a kid can have, but please believe me when I assure you that nothing at all has changed. In 1977, my father was thirty-four years old. He worked long hard hours to pay the mortgage and support his wife and two kids, but regardless of whatever stress was going on for him, he was always capable of acting enough like a kid when he was with me that I never knew about it.

Actually, my parents took pictures in every conceivable configuration of themselves, me, and Frankie Valli. Most of them were lost in the shuffle over the years, but for most of my childhood the best ones were proudly displayed in our house in Union in one of those square plastic picture cubes. Talk about status symbols: Displaying a big plastic cube full of T O O FAT T O F I S H 15 � Crawl Like a Man pictures of Frankie Valli in your home in North Jersey was like driving through the ghetto in a brand new Bentley.

Not to sound like a negative prick, but once you become an adult, particularly if you do not have money, life becomes just one stressful, unending parade of depressing bullshit. I didn’t put all of that together as a ten-year-old. I was too busy losing my mind with joy. My heart was racing, and the fucking night just kept getting crazier. For a second, I thought my father forgot about his plan to storm the field. I thought I was off the hook. No such luck. As I lost myself in celebrating, I felt my father’s hand on my lower back.

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