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The Resource I'm your man : the life of Leonard Cohen, Sylvie Simmons

I'm your man : the life of Leonard Cohen, Sylvie Simmons

Label
I'm your man : the life of Leonard Cohen
Title
I'm your man
Title remainder
the life of Leonard Cohen
Statement of responsibility
Sylvie Simmons
Title variation
  • I am your man, the life of Leonard Cohen
  • Life of Leonard Cohen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this biography the author explores the facets of Cohen's life from his early childhood in Montreal, to his entree into the worlds of literature and music, his immersion in Jewish culture, obsession with Christian imagery, and deep commitment to Buddhist detachment, including the five years he spent at a monastery outside of Los Angeles and his ordainment as a Rinzai Zen Buddhist Monk
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simmons, Sylvie
Dewey number
782.42164092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.C734
LC item number
S56 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cohen, Leonard
  • Composers
  • Singers
  • Rock musicians
  • Poets, Canadian
Label
I'm your man : the life of Leonard Cohen, Sylvie Simmons
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [535]-558) and index
Contents
Born in a suit -- House of women -- Twenty thousand voices -- I had begun to shout -- A man who speaks with a tongue of gold -- Enough of fallen heroes -- Please find me, I am almost 30 -- A long time shaving -- How to court a lady -- The dust of a long sleepless night -- The tao of cowboy -- O make me a mask -- The veins stand out like highways -- A shield against the enemy -- I love you, Leonard -- A sacred kind of conversation -- The hallelujah of the orgasm -- The places where I used to play -- Jeremiah in Tin Pan alley -- From this broken hill -- Love and theft -- Taxes, children, lost pussy -- The future of rock 'n' roll -- Here I stand, I'm your man -- A manual for living with defeat
Control code
ocn703205834
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 570 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061994982
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)703205834
  • a991448
Label
I'm your man : the life of Leonard Cohen, Sylvie Simmons
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [535]-558) and index
Contents
Born in a suit -- House of women -- Twenty thousand voices -- I had begun to shout -- A man who speaks with a tongue of gold -- Enough of fallen heroes -- Please find me, I am almost 30 -- A long time shaving -- How to court a lady -- The dust of a long sleepless night -- The tao of cowboy -- O make me a mask -- The veins stand out like highways -- A shield against the enemy -- I love you, Leonard -- A sacred kind of conversation -- The hallelujah of the orgasm -- The places where I used to play -- Jeremiah in Tin Pan alley -- From this broken hill -- Love and theft -- Taxes, children, lost pussy -- The future of rock 'n' roll -- Here I stand, I'm your man -- A manual for living with defeat
Control code
ocn703205834
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 570 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061994982
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)703205834
  • a991448

Library Locations

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