Dark Star: An Oral Biography of Jerry Garcia

By: Robert Greenfield

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For more than thirty years, Jerry Garcia was the musical and spiritual center of the Grateful Dead, one of the most popular rock bands of all time. In Dark Star, the first biography of Garcia published after his death, Garcia is remembered by those who knew him best. Together the voices in this oral biography explore his remarkable life: his childhood in San Francisco; the formation of his musical identity; the Dead's road to rock stardom; and his final, crushing addiction to heroin. Interviews with Jerry's former wives, lovers, family members, close friends, musical partners, and cultural cohorts create a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a rock-and-roll icon--and at the price of fame.

Title: Dark Star: An Oral Biography of Jerry Garcia

Author Name: Robert Greenfield

Categories: Biography SC,

Publisher: It Books: February 2009

ISBN Number: 0061715727

ISBN Number 13: 9780061715723

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Acceptable

Seller ID: 455217

Description: Light shelfwear to cover. Pages tanning with age. Domestic orders shipped with USPS tracking numbers.