Trouble Boys: The True Story Of The Replacements by Bob MehrTrouble Boys: The True Story Of The Replacements by Bob Mehr

Trouble Boys: The True Story Of The Replacements

byBob Mehr

Paperback | June 6, 2017

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Based on a decade of research and reporting--as well as access to the Replacements' key principals, Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson--author Bob Mehr has fashioned something far more compelling than a conventional band bio.Trouble Boysis a deeply intimate portrait, revealing the primal factors and forces that shaped one of the most brilliant and notoriously self-destructive rock 'n' roll bands of all time.

Beginning with riveting revelations about the Replacements' troubled early years,Trouble Boysfollows the group as they rise within the early '80s American underground. It uncovers the darker truths behind the band's legendary drinking, showing how their addictions first came to define them, and then nearly destroyed them.

A roaring road adventure, a heartrending family drama, and a cautionary showbiz tale,Trouble Boyshas deservedly been hailed as an instant classic of rock lit.
New York Timesbestselling authorBob Mehris a music critic for theUSA TodayNetwork newspaperThe Commercial Appealand a longtime contributor toMOJOmagazine. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee, with his wife.
Title:Trouble Boys: The True Story Of The ReplacementsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9.25 × 6 × 1.25 inPublished:June 6, 2017Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0306825368

ISBN - 13:9780306825361

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Editorial Reviews

"Sympathetic, gripping, exhaustive...Mehr's book is so clear-eyed, and the stories are so extraordinary."-Nick Hornby in The Believer