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David N. Meyer was born in Gainesville, Georgia. His books include Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music, The 100 Best Films To Rent You've Never Heard Of, and A Girl and A Gun; The Complete Guide to Film Noir On Video. He has written on film and music for Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, Wired and The Rocket. Mr. Meyer teaches in cinema studies at the New School and is the film editor for the arts monthly Brooklyn Rail. He contributed to the underground humor classic The Book of the Subgenius. He lives...

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Twenty Thousand Roads
Written by David Meyer

Trade Paperback | 592 pages | Villard | Biography & Autobiography - Composers & Musicians; Music - Country; Biography & Autobiography
978-0-345-50336-7 (0-345-50336-8)

September 16, 2008 | $21.00

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Twenty Thousand Roads
Written by David Meyer

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ISBN: 9780345503367
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As a singer and songwriter, Gram Parsons stood at the nexus of countless musical crossroads, and he sold his soul to the devil at every one. His intimates and collaborators included Keith Richards, William Burroughs, Marianne Faithfull, Peter Fonda, Roger McGuinn, and Clarence White. Parsons led the Byrds to create the...

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Twenty Thousand Roads
Written by David Meyer

eBook | pages | Villard | Biography & Autobiography - Composers & Musicians
978-0-345-50786-0 (0-345-50786-X)

January 29, 2008 | $14.99

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Twenty Thousand Roads
Written by David Meyer

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ISBN: 9780345507860
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Gram Parsons lived fast, died young, and left a beautiful corpse–a corpse his friends stole, took to Joshua Tree National Monument, and set afire in its coffin. The theft and burning of his body marked the end of Gram Parsons’ life and the beginning of the Gram Parsons legend.

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