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The Beach Boys

Leaf, David

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ISBN 10: 0894714120 / ISBN 13: 9780894714122
Published by Courage Books, Philadelphia, PA, 1985
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Light toning to edges, with a bit of light foxing to endpapers, top edge, mostly. Otherwise, jacket, cover boards, and interior, clean. Binding sound. NEW mylar sleeve covers jacket. 208 pgs. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004518

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Title: The Beach Boys

Publisher: Courage Books, Philadelphia, PA

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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From rear dust jacket flap notes: "For the first time, David Leaf tells the complete story of America's oldest and most beloved rock band - who literally created the joyous California scene of the early '60s - a mythical teenage paradise revolving around surfin', cruisin', drive-in movies and suntanned beach bunnies. The Beach Boys goes behind the group's happy-go-lucky image to reveal the tragic story of Brian Wilson, the tormented musical innovator who fell victim to his own talent - and how the group he created survived despite drugs and alcohol, divorce, and the death of Dennis Wilson to become a national institution." The Beach Boys is the enlarged edition of David Leaf's The Beach Boys and the California Myth, first published in 1978.

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