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Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 4:13 pm
by rippleish20
I will be interested in reading it. I will take it with a grain of salt just like all the other books about the Dead and Jerry.

Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 10:07 pm
by brbadg
I didn't want to read ''Dark Star'' I had the same feeling as most on this thread have.
I can't say that book was terribly shocking.I suspect this book will read the same way.

Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 8:38 am
by Boxorain
^ yea Dark Star was a good read, although sometimes tough to digest. We already knew most of the larger circumstances tho

This is more of a he said she said book. It’s impossible for it not to be. Everyone has different sides to a story based on their own perspective...some truth could probably be found in all of it. Bruised egos mixed with a bit of panic.

It’s been nice over the years to see the humility from Bobby tho. He’s been the bridge, always game to play with any of his brothers....and sister :guitarred

Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 10:03 am
by rippleish20
Boxorain wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 8:38 am
^ yea Dark Star was a good read, although sometimes tough to digest. We already knew most of the larger circumstances tho

This is more of a he said she said book. It’s impossible for it not to be. Everyone has different sides to a story based on their own perspective...some truth could probably be found in all of it. Bruised egos mixed with a bit of panic.

It’s been nice over the years to see the humility from Bobby tho. He’s been the bridge, always game to play with any of his brothers....and sister :guitarred
How can you conclude something about it when you (and most people) haven't read it?

Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:11 pm
by Boxorain
^ b/c it’s based on people’s perspectives...nobody ever has the same. Exactly what he said in the interview to promote the book. That’s he said she said stuff. Not to mention the couple that he had a previous beef with (and is a huge part of the story) declined to voice their perspective, along with others. Soap opera stuff at best

Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:30 pm
by KC.Jones
DrippingColors wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 8:12 pm

The story teller makes no choice. Soon you will not hear his voice.
His job is to shed light
Not to master


Undoubtedly one of Hunter's most powerful writings

Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:45 pm
by Boxorain
^ speaking of, wonder how Hunter feels about this piece?

Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:55 pm
by KC.Jones
Boxorain wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 12:45 pm
^ speaking of, wonder how Hunter feels about this piece?
He's probably not even aware of it

Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:01 pm
by rippleish20

Re: "Fare Thee Well" Book Rolling Stone Write Up

Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:17 pm
by patchthenation
I think we should promote Barlow's new book, I've read a lot of great reviews!