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To Live's to Fly

The Ballad of the Late, Great Townes Van Zandt

Trade Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780306816048

Price: $18.99 / $23.99 (CAD)

ON SALE: March 4th 2008

Genre: Nonfiction / Music

PAGE COUNT: 360

At last, the authorized biography of Townes Van Zandt (1944-1997), who wrote such unforgettable songs as “Pancho & Lefty” and “If I Needed You.” Born to a wealthy oil family in Ft. Worth, Texas, hounded by alcoholism and depression, Van Zandt pursued a nomadic existence following his muse, whatever the cost to himself, friends, and relatives. Based on exclusive interviews with those close to Van Zandt, including his best friend Guy Clark and colleagues like Steve Earle and John Prine, To Live's to Fly captures all the humor, hijinks, poetry, and heartbreak of this revered, genuinely outlaw country artist.

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