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Title: I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead: The Dirty Life and Times of Warren Zevon
Author: Crystal Zevon, Warren Zevon’s former wife and lifelong friend
Rating: 3 stars
What’s it about? The structure of the book is a composite of quotations from friends, family, fellow musicians and music industry executives. It chronicles Zevon’s life starting with his relationship with Igor Stravinsky, through his ugly destructive alcoholic period, his relationships with friends, family, and children, his commercial success and ends with his life-ending battle with cancer.
The book includes quotations from family members, Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, Dave Barry, Billy Bob Thorton, David Letterman and many more, all admirers of his song writing and wit. It also includes excerpts from his personal diary providing insight into his perspective and…
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