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The Who's Tommy: The Musical

Townshend, Pete; McAnuff, Des

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ISBN 10: 0679430660 / ISBN 13: 9780679430667
Published by Pantheon Books, New York, 1993
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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173 pp. Hardcover in illustrated boards with wraparound cardboard band. 4to. First printing. Fine, condition. CD in pasted-in pocket of composer Townshend singing the one song new to the stage production. All is As New. Heavy--may require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail. Bookseller Inventory # 70854

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Title: The Who's Tommy: The Musical

Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First edition

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Nice clean copy, CD MISSING

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Musical librettos just keep getting bigger and more expensive. The last few Lloyd Webber opuses have been extraordinarily padded with press-agent prose and murky production stills and in price. The theatrical expansion of the Who's late-1960s rock opera about a traumatized, apparently "deaf, dumb, and blind kid" who yet becomes a "Pinball Wizard" sees the Lloyd Webbers and raises them. The pictures are profuser and clearer; there are swatches of prose fore, twixt, and aft Tommy's three acts that are not mere puffery; the layout is of artbook quality; and look at that price tag. In addition to better, there's more: rehearsal stills and little half-page remarks by the director, the dramaturge, a cast member, etc.; and a CD-in-pasted-pocket of composer Townshend singing the one song new to the stage production. It's a pretty snazzy package that, face it, no musical theater collection should be without. Ray Olson

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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