Blair Jackson

Garcia: An American Life


Main Details
Author Blair Jackson
Publisher Penguin Group
Copyright Holder Blair Jackson
Designed by Francesca Belanger
Cover/Jacket Design by Jesse Marinoff Reyes
Cover/Jacket Design by Mark Melnick
Cover photo Jay Blakesberga
About/Subject Jerry Garcia
Identifying Codes
ISBN 01402.91997
Barcode (EAN) 51595
Barcode (UPC) 9780140291995
Price U.S. $15.95
Price Canada $22.99
Format Paperback
Publication Location United States
Page Count 520 pages
Font Aldus
Language English
(H × W × D)
Chapters Prologue: A Hopful Candle Flickers. ix
Chapter 1: Another Time's Forgotten Space. 1
Chapter 2: Recall The Days That Still Are To Come. 28
Chapter 3: There Were Days Between. 49
Chapter 4: I Can't Come Down, I've Been Set Free. 68
Chapter 5: Can YOU Pass The Acid Test? 86
Chapter 6: In The Book Of Love's Own Dream. 103
Chapter 7: Come Join The Party Every Day. 116
Chapter 8: Poised For Flight, Wings Spread Bright. 131
Chapter 9: Where Is The Child Who Played With The Sunshine. 153
Chapter 10: Listen To The River Sing Sweet Songs. 175
Chapter 11: The Wheel Is Turning. 201
Chapter 12: Wait Until That Deal Come 'Round. 221
Chapter 13: Line Up A Long Shot, Maybe Try It Two Times. 235
Chapter 14: Beneath The Sweet Calm Face Of The Sea. 259
Chapter 15: Some Rise, Some Fall, Some Climb ... 279
Chapter 16: The Desert Stars Are Bright Tonight. 298
Chapter 17: This Darkness Got To Give. 314
Chapter 18: If Mercy's In Business, I Wish It Were For You. 337
Chapter 19: Dawn Is Breaking Everywhere. 357
Chapter 20: Show Me Something Built To Last. 376
Chapter 21: So Many Roads To Ease My Soul. 394
Chapter 22: A Broken Angel Sings From A Guitar. 421
Chapter 23: There's Nothing You Can Hold For Very Long. 437
Epilogue: Sleep In The Stars. 463
Acknowledgments. 480
Bibliography. 482
JG On CD: A Critical Discography. 490
Index. 512
Jackson, Blair
Garcia: an American life/Blair Jackson.
p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-670-88660-2 (hc.)
ISBN 0 14 02.9199 7 (pbk.)
1. Garcia, Jerry, 1945-1995. 2. Rock musicians--United States--Biography.
3. Grateful Dead (Musical Group). I. Title.
ML419.G36J33 1999
782.42166'092--dc21 99--28775


Login or Register to post a comment