The Resource Roadshow : landscape with drums : a concert tour by motorcycle, (electronic resource)

Roadshow : landscape with drums : a concert tour by motorcycle, (electronic resource)

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Roadshow : landscape with drums : a concert tour by motorcycle
Title
Roadshow
Title remainder
landscape with drums : a concert tour by motorcycle
Title variation
  • Landscape with drums
  • Concert tour by motorcycle
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Language
eng
Summary
For thirty years, drummer, author, and songwriter Neil Peart had wanted to write a book about ?the biggest journey of all in my restless existence: the life of a touring musician. Finally, the right time, and the right tour . . . In the summer of 2004, after three decades, twenty gold albums, and thousands of performances spanning four continents, the band Rush embarked on a celebratory 30th Anniversary World Tour. The "R30" tour traveled to nine countries, where the band performed fifty-seven shows in front of more than half a million fans. Uniquely, Peart chose to do his between-show traveling by motorcycle, riding 21,000 miles of back roads and highways in North America and Europe - from Appalachian hamlets and Western deserts to Scottish castles and Alpine passes. Roadshow illuminates the daunting rigors of a major international concert tour, as well as Peart's exploration of the scenic byways and country towns along the way. His evocative and entertaining prose carries the reader through every performance and every journey, sharing the bittersweet reflections triggered by the endlessly unfolding landscape. Observations and reflections range from the poignantly, achingly personal to the wickedly irreverent. Part behind-the-scenes memoir, part existential travelogue, Roadshow winds through nineteen countries on both sides of the Atlantic, in search of the perfect show, the perfect meal, the perfect road, and an elusive inner satisfaction that comes only with the recognition that the journey itself is the ultimate destination. The inner workings of the tour, the people Peart works with and the people he meets, the roads and stages and ever-changing scenery - all flow into an irresistible story
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Peart, Neil
Dewey number
782.42166092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Peart, Neil
  • Rush (Musical group)
  • Drummers (Musicians)
  • Lyricists
  • Motorcycling
  • Motorcycling
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Roadshow : landscape with drums : a concert tour by motorcycle, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781770901391
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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11434910
Publisher number
MWT11434910
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Roadshow : landscape with drums : a concert tour by motorcycle, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781770901391
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11434910
Publisher number
MWT11434910
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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