At a glance:
- Author: Robert Allen Zimmerman
- First Published: 2004
- Type of Work: Memoir
- Time of Work: Primarily the early 1960's, late 1960's, and late 1980's
- Setting: New York City; Woodstock, New York; Minnesota; and New Orleans
- Characters: Bob Dylan, Dave Van Ronk, John Hammond, Lou Levy, Woody Guthrie, Abe Zimmerman, Beatrice Zimmerman
- Genres: Nonfiction, Autobiography, Memoir
- Subjects: 1960's, United States or Americans, Twentieth century, Authors or writers, Music or musicians, New York City, Twenty-first century, Singing or singers, Legends, Fame, Folk music or folk songs, Songs or songwriters, Minnesota
- Locales: New York, NY, New Orleans, LA, Minnesota, Woodstock, NY
After more than forty years in the public eye, Bob Dylan remains one of the United States’ most enigmatic public figures. The number of articles written about him runs into the thousands, the number of books about him is certainly more than a hundred, and in the age of the World Wide Web, Dylan fans have created more than a million Web sites devoted to him. His influence as a songwriter cannot be overestimated.
Chronicles is divided into five chapters. In the first two chapters, “Markin’ Up the Score” and “The Lost Land,” Dylan attempts to make his way in New...
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