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Becoming Almost Famous: My Back Pages in Music, Writing, and Life
     

Becoming Almost Famous: My Back Pages in Music, Writing, and Life

by Ben Fong-Torres
 
(Book). This volume collects many of the best articles from veteran Rolling Stone writer Ben Fong-Torres. While many will recognize Ben as he was portrayed in Cameron Crowe's hit film Almost Famous , his thoughtful and engaging stories have been providing a backstage view for over 30 years. This book features a slew of entertaining and informative music and

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(Book). This volume collects many of the best articles from veteran Rolling Stone writer Ben Fong-Torres. While many will recognize Ben as he was portrayed in Cameron Crowe's hit film Almost Famous , his thoughtful and engaging stories have been providing a backstage view for over 30 years. This book features a slew of entertaining and informative music and pop-culture pieces, as well as personal essays about growing up Asian-American and about Ben's interest in radio broadcasting. Through insightful introductions to every article, Fong-Torres offers an inside view of the writing and editing process, from getting an assignment and developing an idea to an article's completion in printed form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879308803
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Pages:
270
Sales rank:
881,694
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

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