Home Before Daylight Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Home Before Daylight


  • Author : Steve Parish
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2004-10-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 1429979216

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Home Before Daylight Book Description :

The untold story of life on the road with the Grateful Dead, written by an insider who lived it from the early days to today. Steve Parish was never one to walk the straight-and-narrow, even during his childhood growing up in Flushing Meadow, Queens. Busted as a teenager for selling acid in the summer of 1968, Parish landed in Riker's Island. The experience changed him and after getting out he did his best to stay out of trouble, securing a job moving music equipment at the New York State Pavilion. The first show he worked was a Grateful Dead concert in July of 1969 and Parish was captivated by the music. A life seemingly headed nowhere had suddenly found its calling as he fell in quickly with a band of likeminded misfits who formed the nucleus of what would be the greatest road crew in rock 'n' roll history. Parish traveled to California where his apprenticeship began. Working for the band for free and learning his craft, Parish got to know Jerry, Bobby, Phil, Billy and Mickey and through the years their relationships forged an unbreakable bond. He became very close with Garcia in particular, acting as his personal roadie and later manager for his solo performances and Garcia Band shows. He was there during times of trouble (like when a pimp held Garcia hostage at gunpoint in a New York hotel room), spending hours by his bedside when Garcia was in a coma in 1986, and performing the duties of best man at his wedding. He was also the last friend to see Garcia alive. Throughout the Dead's historic run, there were parties of biblical proportion and celebrity run-ins with everybody from Bob Dylan to Frank Sinatra--but there was a dark side to life on the road and tragedy didn't just strike the musicians. But Home Before Daylight is a story of friendship, of music and redemption. It is a piece of music history, one that reflects the American spirit of adventure and brotherhood. Seen through Steve Parish's eyes and experiences, The Grateful Dead's wild ride has never been

Home Before Daylight Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Home Before Daylight


  • Author : Steve Parish
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2004-10
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 0312333994

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Home Before Daylight Book Description :

A portrait of the iconic rock-and-roll band by one of its crew members describes the sense of belonging he achieved with the band and his fellow roadies, his witness to memorable shows, and his grief at the death of Jerry Garcia. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Home Before Daylight Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Home Before Daylight


  • Author : Steve Parish
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2003-09-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN 10 : 031230353X

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Home Before Daylight Book Description :

A portrait of the iconic rock-and-roll band by one of its crew members describes the sense of belonging he achieved with the band and his fellow roadies, his witness to memorable shows, and his grief at the death of Jerry Garcia. 40,000 first printing.

An Hour Before Daylight Book
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

An Hour Before Daylight


  • Author : Jimmy Carter
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2001-10-16
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 10 : 0743211995

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An Hour Before Daylight Book Description :

The former president offers an account of growing up on a Georgia farm during the Depression and provides profiles of the people who shaped his life.

A Long Strange Trip Book
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

A Long Strange Trip


  • Author : Dennis McNally
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307418777

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A Long Strange Trip Book Description :

The complete history of one of the most long-lived and legendary bands in rock history, written by its official historian and publicist–a must-have chronicle for all Dead Heads, and for students of rock and the 1960s’ counterculture. From 1965 to 1995, the Grateful Dead flourished as one of the most beloved, unusual, and accomplished musical entities to ever grace American culture. The creative synchronicity among Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, and Ron “Pigpen” McKernan exploded out of the artistic ferment of the early sixties’ roots and folk scene, providing the soundtrack for the Dionysian revels of the counterculture. To those in the know, the Dead was an ongoing tour de force: a band whose constant commitment to exploring new realms lay at the center of a thirty-year journey through an ever-shifting array of musical, cultural, and mental landscapes. Dennis McNally, the band’s historian and publicist for more than twenty years, takes readers back through the Dead’s history in A Long Strange Trip. In a kaleidoscopic narrative, McNally not only chronicles their experiences in a fascinatingly detailed fashion, but veers off into side trips on the band’s intricate stage setup, the magic of the Grateful Dead concert experience, or metaphysical musings excerpted from a conversation among band members. He brings to vivid life the Dead’s early days in late-sixties San Francisco–an era of astounding creativity and change that reverberates to this day. Here we see the group at its most raw and powerful, playing as the house band at Ken Kesey’s acid tests, mingling with such legendary psychonauts as Neal Cassady and Owsley “Bear” Stanley, and performing the alchemical experiments, both live and in the studio, that produced some of their most searing and evocative music. But McNally carries the Dead’s saga through the seventies and into the more recent years of constant touring and incessant musical exploration, w

Living with the Dead Book

Living with the Dead


  • Author : Rock Scully
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 381
  • ISBN 10 : 9780815411635

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Living with the Dead Book Description :

Filled with an insider's never-before-told stories of revolutionary music and wild antics, this memoir chronicles the Grateful Dead's seminal years from 1965-1985. 31 photos.

Searching for the Sound Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Searching for the Sound


  • Author : Phil Lesh
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release Date : 2007-09-03
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316027816

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Searching for the Sound Book Description :

In this ruthlessly honest bestseller, the bass player for the greatest improvisational band in American history tells the full, true story of his life, Jerry Garcia, and the Grateful Dead.

Sweet Chaos Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Sweet Chaos


  • Author : Carol Brightman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1999-09-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780671011178

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Sweet Chaos Book Description :

Extensive research into the band members and families of the Grateful Dead, as well as interviews with staff and Deadheads, enlivens this chronicle of one of the greatest rock bands of all time. Reprint.

Deal  My Three Decades of Drumming  Dreams  and Drugs with the Grateful Dead Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Deal My Three Decades of Drumming Dreams and Drugs with the Grateful Dead


  • Author : Bill Kreutzmann
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250033802

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Deal My Three Decades of Drumming Dreams and Drugs with the Grateful Dead Book Description :

The Grateful Dead are perhaps the most legendary American rock band of all time. For thirty years, beginning in the hippie scene of San Francisco in 1965, they were a musical institution, the original jam band that broke new ground in so many ways. From the music to their live concert sound systems and fan recordings, they were forward-thinking champions of artistic control and outlaw artists who marched to the beat of their own drums. In Deal, Bill Kreutzmann, one of their founding members and drummer for every one of their over 2,300 concerts has written an unflinching and wild account of playing in the greatest improvisational band of all time. Everything a rock music fan would expect is here, but what sets this apart is Bill's incredible life of adventure that was at the heart of the Grateful Dead experience. This was a band that knew no limits and Bill lived life to the fullest, pushing the boundaries of drugs, drums and high times, through devastating tragedy and remarkable triumph. But at this book's beating heart is the music--theirs and others. Some of the greatest musicians and concerts were a part of the Grateful Dead's career, from sharing the stage with Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, and The Who, to playing in the Acid Tests, The Monterey Pop Festival, Woodstock and Altamont. Bill's life is a chronicle of American music and pop culture history and his epic personal journey is one of sonic discovery and thrilling experiences.

Playing in the Band Book

Playing in the Band


  • Author : David Gans
  • Publisher : Saint Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 191
  • ISBN 10 : 0312616309

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Playing in the Band Book Description :

Looks at the twenty-year history of the Grateful Dead, discusses the evolution of their music, and includes profiles of each band member

The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics Book
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics


  • Author : David G. Dodd
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501123320

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The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics Book Description :

A complete collection of annotated lyrics by the prolific rock band, published to coincide with their fiftieth anniversary, features literary, historical, and cultural references for every original song.

Grateful Dead Scrapbook Book

Grateful Dead Scrapbook


  • Author : Ben Fong-Torres
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2009-09-23
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 0811870898

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Grateful Dead Scrapbook Book Description :

Grateful Dead fans are legendary for their Dead-ication to the band and its enduring legacy of freewheeling musical exploration. The Grateful Dead Scrapbook collects rare removable memorabilia and evocative images culled from the Grateful Dead Archives at the University of California, Santa Cruz, including never-before-published photos, flyers, fan letters, and other ephemera. To accompany the eye-popping visuals, renowned journalist Ben Fong-Torres draws on his personal knowledge of the San Francisco music scene in a rich text that conveys the Grateful Dead's story in a fresh way, centering each chapter on a pivotal song that encapsulates a certain era of the group's songwriting,performance, and community. An attractive slipcase and an audio CD* round out the book's beautiful design, delivering a richly illustrated volume as colorful as the band itself. *The audio CD contains interviews & press conference recordings.

Death Before Daylight Book

Death Before Daylight


  • Author : Shannon A. Thompson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2015-09-15
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN 10 : 1634220889

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Death Before Daylight Book Description :

Two eternities. One ending. "Harmony would only come with destruction." The moment Eric and Jessica are reunited, they are torn apart. After the appearance of a new breed of shades and lights, the powers shift for the worse, and all three descendants find themselves face-to-face in the Light realm. When Darthon is in control, the last thing everyone expects is to finally hear the truth. While Jessica learns the reason of her creation, Darthon's identity is exposed to Eric--and only Eric--and Eric can no longer defend himself. With the eternities of the Light and the Dark resting on Jessica's shoulders, she must choose who she will be--a light or a shade. In the end, someone must die, and the end is near.

Midnight in Broad Daylight Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Midnight in Broad Daylight


  • Author : Pamela Rotner Sakamoto
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-01-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062351951

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Midnight in Broad Daylight Book Description :

Meticulously researched and beautifully written, the true story of a Japanese American family that found itself on opposite sides during World War II—an epic tale of family, separation, divided loyalties, love, reconciliation, loss, and redemption—this is a riveting chronicle of U.S.–Japan relations and the Japanese experience in America. After their father’s death, Harry, Frank, and Pierce Fukuhara—all born and raised in the Pacific Northwest—moved to Hiroshima, their mother’s ancestral home. Eager to go back to America, Harry returned in the late 1930s. Then came Pearl Harbor. Harry was sent to an internment camp until a call came for Japanese translators and he dutifully volunteered to serve his country. Back in Hiroshima, his brothers Frank and Pierce became soldiers in the Japanese Imperial Army. As the war raged on, Harry, one of the finest bilingual interpreters in the United States Army, island-hopped across the Pacific, moving ever closer to the enemy—and to his younger brothers. But before the Fukuharas would have to face each other in battle, the U.S. detonated the atomic bomb over Hiroshima, gravely injuring tens of thousands of civilians, including members of their family. Alternating between the American and Japanese perspectives, Midnight in Broad Daylight captures the uncertainty and intensity of those charged with the fighting as well as the deteriorating home front of Hiroshima—as never told before in English—and provides a fresh look at the dropping of the first atomic bomb. Intimate and evocative, it is an indelible portrait of a resilient family, a scathing examination of racism and xenophobia, an homage to the tremendous Japanese American contribution to the American war effort, and an invaluable addition to the historical record of this extraordinary time.

Chasing Daylight  How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life Book

Chasing Daylight How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life


  • Author : Gene O'Kelly
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2007-10-15
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780071759533

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Chasing Daylight How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life Book Description :

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Chasing Daylight is the honest, touching, and ultimately inspirational memoir of former KPMG CEO Eugene O'Kelley, completed in the three-and-a-half months between his diagnosis with brain cancer and his death in September 2005. Its haunting yet extraordinarily hopeful voice reminds us to embrace the fragile, fleeting moments of our lives-the brief time we have with our family, our friends, and even ourselves. This paperback edition features a new foreword by his wife, Corinne O'Kelley and a readers' group guide and questions. “Voicing universal truths . . . shared . . . simply and clearly.”-Janet Malin, New York Times “Words to live by.”-Kerry Hannon, USA Today “One of the most unexpected and touching books you're likely to read this year.”-Edward Nawotka, Bloomberg News “An honest, thought-provoking memoir . . . O'Kelly has many lessons to teach us on how to live.”-Steve Powers, Houston Chronicle “[A] well-written and moving book.”-TheEconomist.com

An Hour Before Daylight Book
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

An Hour Before Daylight


  • Author : Jimmy Carter
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2001-06-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743217255

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An Hour Before Daylight Book Description :

In an American story of enduring importance, Jimmy Carter re-creates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm, before the civil rights movement that changed it and the country. In what is sure to become a classic, the bestselling author of Living Faith and Sources of Strength writes about the powerful rhythms of countryside and community in a sharecropping economy. Along the way, he offers an unforgettable portrait of his father, a brilliant farmer and strict segregationist who treated black workers with his own brand of "separate" respect and fairness, and his strong-willed and well-read mother, a nurse who cared for all in need -- regardless of their position in the community. Carter describes the five other people who shaped his early life, only two of them white: his eccentric relatives who sometimes caused the boy to examine his heritage with dismay; the boyhood friends with whom he hunted with slingshots and boomerangs and worked the farm, but who could not attend the same school; and the eminent black bishop who refused to come to the Carters' back door but who would stand near his Cadillac in the front yard discussing crops and politics with Jimmy's father. Carter's clean and eloquent prose evokes a time when the cycles of life were predictable and simple and the rules were heartbreaking and complex. In his singular voice and with a novelist's gift for detail, Jimmy Carter creates a sensitive portrait of an era that shaped the nation. An Hour Before Daylight is destined to stand with other timeless works of American literature.

Neon in Daylight Book
Score: 2
From 5 Ratings

Neon in Daylight


  • Author : Hermione Hoby
  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781936787760

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Neon in Daylight Book Description :

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice "A radiant first novel. . . . [Neon in Daylight] has antecedents in the great novels of the 1970s: Renata Adler’s Speedboat, Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights, Joan Didion’s Play It as It Lays. . . . Precision—of observation, of language—is Hoby’s gift. Her sentences are sleek and tailored. Language molds snugly to thought." —Parul Sehgal, The New York Times "What do you get when a writer of extreme intelligence, insight, style and beauty chronicles the lives of self-absorbed hedonists—The Great Gatsby, Bright Lights, Big City, and now Neon in Daylight. Hermione Hoby paints a garish world that drew me in and held me spellbound. She is a marvel." —Ann Patchett, author of Commonwealth New York City in 2012, the sweltering summer before Hurricane Sandy hits. Kate, a young woman newly arrived from England, is staying in a Manhattan apartment while she tries to figure out her future. She has two unfortunate responsibilities during her time in America: to make regular Skype calls to her miserable boyfriend back home, and to cat-sit an indifferent feline named Joni Mitchell. The city has other plans for her. In New York's parks and bodegas, its galleries and performance spaces, its bars and clubs crowded with bodies, Kate encounters two strangers who will transform her stay: Bill, a charismatic but embittered writer made famous by the movie version of his only novel; and Inez, his daughter, a recent high school graduate who supplements her Bushwick cafe salary by enacting the fantasies of men she meets on Craigslist. Unmoored from her old life, Kate falls into an infatuation with both of them. Set in a heatwave that feels like it will never break, Neon In Daylight marries deep intelligence with captivating characters to offer us a joyful, unflinching exploration of desire, solitude, and the thin line between life and art.

The Book of Lost Things Book
Score: 4
From 221 Ratings

The Book of Lost Things


  • Author : John Connolly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-11-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 339
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743298858

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The Book of Lost Things Book Description :

Taking refuge in fairy tales after the loss of his mother, twelve-year-old David finds himself violently propelled into an imaginary land in which the boundaries of fantasy and reality are disturbingly melded. By the author of The Black Angel. 75,000 first printing.

Into the Daylight Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Into the Daylight


  • Author : Calvin Morrisseau
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 1998-01-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 0802081622

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Into the Daylight Book Description :

This book is an account of the personal and collective struggles of First Nations people and how the principles which held traditional societies together can be used today to promote harmonious and cooperative relationships by both aboriginals and non-aboriginals. Calvin Morrisseau provides in it the fundamentals for healing that he has learned over twenty years through his training in counselling and addiction studies; his education in traditional practices by aboriginal elders, healers, and teachers; and his personal recovery from alcoholism, drug addiction, abuse, and the effects of assimilation, racism and poverty. The model of healing Morrisseau advocates is simple, insightful, and based on the values that allowed aboriginal people to live in accord with each other in the past. His approach centres on people accepting responsibility and making choices that give them the freedom required to enter into recovery by recapturing their sense of harmony, cooperation, sharing, balance and spirituality. The deepest healing takes place on a spiritual level. Morrisseau describes an interdependent system of individual, family, and community in which needs, desires, values, and purpose are communicated, and the responsibility to ensure everyone has an opportunity to grow to their full potential is shared. The book is unique in that it offers guidance on ways in which communities can heal. While the book was written for people who work with aboriginal people, the wholistic approach Morrisseau uses can benefit anyone. The healing model can be used by an individual seeking to heal himself, by a professional as a tool for assessment and treatment, and by a community in crisis.

Daylight Forever Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Daylight Forever


  • Author : Mahvash Khajavi-Harvey
  • Publisher : Bookbaby
  • Release Date : 2020-03-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 1543996485

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Daylight Forever Book Description :

DaylightForeverisatruestoryofahigh-schoolstudentfromwar-torn, postrevolutionaryIranwhoisnowasuccessfulbusinesswomanintheUnitedStates.ItisastoryofanimmigranttotheUnitedStateswho, asayounggirl, experiencedtheIslamicRevolutionof1978, thepersecutionofBaha'isaftertherevolutionandrepeatedbombingattacksofTehran, herhometown, duringthe8-year-longIranIraqwar.Thestorychroniclesa15-year-oldgirl'sdangerousjourneyacrosstheIran-PakistanborderwithoutherparentsandherpetitionforasylumfromtheUnitedNations.HerfinaldestinationistheUnitedStateswheresheultimatelyreunitesfamily andfindssafetyandopportunityinacountryshehascalledhomeforthreede