Goneville: A Memoir by Nick BollingerGoneville: A Memoir by Nick Bollinger

Goneville: A Memoir

byNick Bollinger

Hardcover | July 1, 2017

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Nick Bollinger was just 18 when he went on the road with the band Rough Justice and its smoky-voiced, charismatic leader Rick Bryant. It was a journey that would last two years. It was the ’70s and pot was plentiful. Often, though, the band was short of other things: money, food, shelter, and petrol for its increasingly ramshackle, broken-down bus. In this award-winning memoir, one of New Zealand’s most respected music writers and broadcasters talks with complete candour about his unorthodox childhood, his obsession with music, the impact of a family tragedy, and the journey that would decide the course of his life. He also vividly portrays a divided country, set to shatter apart for a generation.
Nick Bollinger is a music writer and broadcaster, and has played bass in many bands, from Rough Justice to the Windy City Strugglers. He worked as a postie and trained as a teacher before finding an outlet for his musical obsession as a journalist and critic. A music columnist for New Zealand Listener for over 20 years, since 2001 he h...
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Title:Goneville: A MemoirFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 1.1 inPublished:July 1, 2017Publisher:Awa PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927249546

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