Growing up dead

the hallucinated confessions of a teenage Deadhead by Peter H. Conners

Publisher: Da Capo Press in Cambridge, MA

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 320
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Subjects:

  • Conners, Peter H,
  • Grateful Dead (Musical group),
  • Deadheads (Music fans) -- United States -- Biography,
  • Subculture -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementPeter Conners.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML421.G72 C66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23080973M
ISBN 109780306817335
LC Control Number2009005189

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Peter discovered the Grateful Dead inat the age of 15, through friends who exchanged bootleg tapes of live Grateful Dead concerts.

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