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Chronicles: Volume One

6 Ratings: 4.2
The first part of Bob Dylan's planned 3-volume memoir.

Chronicles, Volume One is the first part of Bob Dylan's planned 3-volume memoir. Published on October 5, 2004 by Simon & Schuster, the 304-page volume covers selected points from Dylan's long career. The book spent 19 weeks on the New York Times … see full wiki

3 reviews about Chronicles: Volume One
review by . June 27, 2010
             More a memoir than an autobiography, I love the casual tone and nature of Bob Dylan’s storytelling in Chronicles: Volume One describing the daily living and learning of his life and reflecting on his influences.  As implied by the title, Dylan chooses to reflect and reveal only choice portions of his vast and momentous music career.  This works itself out in a nonlinear arrangement of the chapters of his life …
review by . January 26, 2010
Bob Dylan's first autobiography written in 2000 CONNECTIONS shows the power of Dylan as a poet and his words flow like poetry and you feel the story like he's brought you there with him in his memories. It doesn't hurt that Dylan and I are close in age, so the characters that arrive in his words are familiar.       Imagine Frank Sinatra, Jr., Janis Joplin, and Charlie Daniels just dropping by for a little visit, face in and face out.       Learn the story …
Quick Tip by . June 26, 2010
An excellent example of memoir. It is written very personally as Dylan reflects on his past and influences.
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