The Resource The history of bones : a memoir, John Lurie, (electronic resource)

The history of bones : a memoir, John Lurie, (electronic resource)

Label
The history of bones : a memoir
Title
The history of bones
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
John Lurie
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The quintessential depiction of 1980s New York and the downtown scene from the artist, actor, musician, and composer John Lurie"Ferocious and wise, funny and tragic, raging and forgiving, and I loved every page."--Nick Flynn, author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck CityIn the tornado that was downtown New York in the 1980s, John Lurie stood at the vortex. After founding the band The Lounge Lizards with his brother, Evan, in 1979, Lurie quickly became a centrifugal figure in the world of outsider artists, cutting-edge filmmakers, and cultural rebels. Now Lurie vibrantly brings to life the whole wash of 1980s New York as he developed his artistic soul over the course of the decade and came into orbit with all the prominent artists of that time and place, including Andy Warhol, Debbie Harry, Boris Policeband, and, especially, Jean-Michel Basquiat, the enigmatic prodigy who spent a year sleeping on the floor of Lurie's East Third Street apartment. It may feel like Disney World now, but in The History of Bones, the East Village, through Lurie's clear-eyed reminiscence, comes to teeming, gritty life. The book is full of grime and frank humor--Lurie holds nothing back in this journey to one of the most significant moments in our cultural history, one whose reverberations are still strongly felt today. History may repeat itself, but the way downtown New York happened in the 1980s will never happen again. Luckily, through this beautiful memoir, we all have a front-row seat
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lurie, John
Dewey number
780.92
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
ML410.L96365
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by John Lurie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lurie, John
  • Composers
  • Jazz musicians
  • Saxophonists
  • East Village (New York, N.Y.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The history of bones : a memoir, John Lurie, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=6046259
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15 hr., 10 min., 40 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593412183
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
29ddc0c9-27fc-40b9-97e8-7ab8343fb4ba
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1264226055
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The history of bones : a memoir, John Lurie, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=6046259
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15 hr., 10 min., 40 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593412183
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
29ddc0c9-27fc-40b9-97e8-7ab8343fb4ba
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1264226055
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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