Buried Alive (eBook)
Electrifying, highly acclaimed, and intensely personal, this new and updated version of Myra Friedman´s classic biography of Janis Joplin teems with dramatic insights into Joplin´s genius and into the chaotic times that catapulted her to fame as the legendary queen of rock. It is a stunning panorama of the turbulent decade when Joplin´s was the rallying voice of a generation that lost itself in her music and found itself in her words.From her small hometown of Port Arthur, Texas, to San Francisco´s Haight-Ashbury, from the intimate coffeehouses to the supercharged concert halls, from the glitter of worldwide fame to her tragic end in a Hollywood hotel, here is all the fire and anguish of an immortal, immensely talented, and troubled performer who devoured everything the rock scene had to offer in a fatal attempt to make peace with herself and her era. Yet, in an eloquent introduction recently written by the author, Joplin emerges from her ugly duckling childhood as a woman truly ahead of her time, an outrage
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