Tougher Than the Rest
By Bruce Springsteen. Popular Biography. Omnibus Press. Rock and Classic Rock. Biographical book and critical edition. With an alphabetical index and black & white photos. 286 pages. Omnibus Press #OP51557. Published by Omnibus Press (HL.335923).
Item Number: HL.335923
ISBN 0825634709. 6x9 inches. June Skinner Saywers - Author.
Bruce Springsteen, writer of more than 250 songs, is among the most literate rock singers. His songs touch people's hearts and minds. Simply put, he is the storyteller of our generation. 'Tougher Than The Rest' discusses the best of Springsteen's vast body of work, from 'Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ' to 'Devils & Dust'. The author comments on each song's origin and the critical response it received. The book shares insights into the songs' literary, historical, and cultural references. It's packed with numerous sidebars and is accompanied by photographs and lots of extras, including complete song list, discography, and bilbiography. A must for all Springsteen fans.