Tom Petty's Southern Accents

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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Publish Date
Pages
136
Dimensions
4.7 X 0.4 X 6.4 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781501333446
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About the Author

Michael Washburn, Director of Programs at Humanities New York, has written about books, culture, and politics for a number of publications. Follow him on Twitter at @whalelines.

Reviews

"In Michael Washburn's new book for the 33 1/3 project -- a series of insightful, deep dives into albums -- he confronts the conundrum that swirls around [Tom Petty's] Southern Accents." - Leo Weekly

"Michael Washburn, in his first book, [Tom Petty's Southern Accents] argues that we can glean significant cultural understanding from [Tom] Petty's failure." - LA Review of Books

"This is a great read that digs hard into the background of the making of the album ... This is a book that every Tom Petty fan should read - but you don't have to be a fan to appreciate it. Washburn has written an assessment of the creative process that anyone could appreciate. Creativity is not just about the great artistic successes; it's often just as well served by the flawed visions as the realised masterpieces, something that Michael Washburn clearly understands and conveys through this book." - Americana UK