What Is It All but Luminous

What Is It All but Luminous

Notes From An Underground Man

Book - 2017
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From the golden-haired, curly-headed half of Simon and Garfunkel comes a memoir (of sorts): artful, moving, lyrical; the making of a musician; the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life-long friendship and collaboration that became one of the most successful singing duos of their time.
Publisher: New York, New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2017.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9780385352475
Characteristics: 241 pages :,illustrations (some colour ), portraits (some colour) ;,21 cm.


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multcolib_susannel Jun 18, 2019

Filled with Art Garfunkel's thoughts and stories and the way that music- and the possession of a beautiful voice- has impacted his life.

Sep 09, 2018

I very much liked the originality of this publication! If you want to read stories about his life, this is not the book for you. He buries the "stories" in poems/lyrics and succinct prose. The book itself is very artistic with a font designed specifically to imply his handwriting and the photos are sometimes interesting. Care went into this book, so kudos to the publisher and the author!

Didn't like it. Didn't finish it. Hard to follow authors train of thought. Would not recommend.

Nov 25, 2017

Disappointing book. Nonsensical. Read something else.

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