Special Deluxe

A Memoir of Life & Cars
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.48 hours)
Product Number: Z100080348
Released: Oct 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780553545449
Narrator/s: Neil Young
Publisher: Books on Tape
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Description

Neil Young's first memoir, Waging Heavy Peace, was an international bestseller and critical sensation. The Wall Street Journal wrote that it was "terrific: modest, honest, funny and frequently moving," while The New York Times found it "as charismatically off the wall as Mr. Young's records." Now, in Special Deluxe, Young has fashioned a second work of extraordinary reminiscences about his Canadian boyhood, his musical influences, his family, the rock 'n' roll life, and one of his deepest, most ebullient passions: cars. Through the framework of the many vehicles he's collected and driven, Young explores his love for the well-crafted vintage automobile,and examines his newfound awareness of his hobby's negative environmental impact. With his ferocious devotion to clean energy, he recounts the saga of Lincvolt, his specially modified electric car, and his efforts to demonstrate to lawmakers and consumers how viable non-gas-guzzling vehicles truly can be. Special Deluxe captures Young's singular lyrical, almost musical, voice. Witty, eclectic, and wonderfully candid, Special Deluxe is an unforgettable amalgam of memories and political ponderings from one of the most genuine and enigmatic artists of our time.

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Author(s): Neil Young
Original Publish Date: Oct 14, 2014

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Author(s): Neil Young
Product Number EB00395398
Released: Oct 14, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Plume
ISBN: #9780698177154

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