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The Trouble with Boys

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages300
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Open LibraryOL7594113M
ISBN 100465087353
ISBN 109780465087358


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“Trouble Boys dares to tell the true story of the Replacements.” Library Journal (starred review), 2/15/16 “This fantastic biography of the self-destructive s alternative rock band The Replacements provides sensitive, detailed, and critical depictions of the band's members A page-turner from beginning to end and should find its /5().

Trouble Boys is a heartbreakingly tragic, frequently comic, and, ultimately, triumphant epic. Bob Mehr is the music critic for The Commercial Appeal and a longtime correspondent for MOJO magazine.

He contributed liner notes to the Grammy-winning Big Star box set Keep an Eye on the Sky, and has written essays for reissues by the Replacements. Trouble Boys is the first definitive, no-holds-barred biography of one of the last great bands of the twentieth century: The Replacements.

With full participation from reclusive singer and chief songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, guitarist Slim Dunlap, and the family of late band co-founder Bob Stinson, author Bob Mehr is able to tell the real story of this/5.

Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements - Kindle edition by Mehr, Bob. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements/5(). The Trouble with Boys by Peg Tyre is an interesting compilation of studies concerning outcomes for boys in reading and math in both public and private schools.

As a retired teacher, I can validate much of the research which points /5. A roaring rock 'n' roll adventure, a heartrending family drama, and a cautionary showbiz tale, Trouble Boys is a penetrating work of biography and a major addition to the rock book canon.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this. And the Replacements, as Trouble Boys makes plain, never wanted to be anyone’s whores. • To order Trouble Boys for £ (RRP £) go to or call   “Stunningly great There is a depth to Trouble Boys that takes it far out of the class of ‘rock book,' and into something that transcends the genre Like the works of Russell Banks, and others, Trouble Boys examines—in the most painfully entertaining way possible—how families of origin can shatter you to such a degree that it's nearly Brand: Hachette Books.

Trouble Boys is a hardscrabble tale of Midwest guys who went for it all and almost made it. Beautiful loser tales have an undeniable glory and luster and this book has it. Mehr never gets judgmental about their reckless and often dangerous behavior, it's miracle they all survived/5(). Trouble Boys is Mehr’s first book, but he already touts a stellar rock writing resume.

He’s spent the last several years as a contributor for MOJO and Spin and currently writes for Memphis rag. Bob Mehr got pretty close to an unofficial thumbs up from singer/guitarist Paul Westerberg, though, about halfway through the interview process Author: Chris Riemenschneider.

“Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements” is the definitive biography of one of the last great rock ’n’ roll bands of the twentieth century. Written with the participation of. The Book. Thirty-five years after the release of their debut album, comes the definitive biography of one of the last great rock ‘n’ roll bands of the twentieth century: The Replacements.

Trouble Boys is a heartbreakingly tragic, frequently comic, and, ultimately. "Trouble Boys," Bob Mehr's thoroughly researched and eminently readable biography of The Replacements, is the type of book any band (or any artist of any kind, for that matter) would kill : Dmitry Samarov.

Review: The Replacements’ story is told bottle by bottle, song by song, in the new book ‘Trouble Boys’ The Replacements in Slim Dunlap, left, Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson and Chris : Rebecca Bengal. Mehr’s affinity for the band is probably why "Trouble Boys" works double overtime to give each member of the band equal time.

The book equalizes everyone’s role, and disabuses the Author: Caryn Rose. Trouble Boys is the first definitive, no-holds-barred biography of one of the last great bands of the twentieth century: The Replacements.

With full participation from reclusive singer and chief songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, guitarist Slim Dunlap, and the family of late band co-founder Bob Stinson, author Bob Mehr is able to tell the real story of Author: Bob Mehr.

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Pedro A. Noguera. In this brutally honest—yet ultimately hopeful— book Pedro Noguera examines the many facets of race in schools and society and reveals what it will take to improve outcomes for all students.

From achievement gaps 3/5(1). Praise for Trouble Boys New York Times, April A “Celebrities” Best Seller “Bob Mehr's raucous, ribald, and oft-times harrowing book takes us behind the scenes, to the bottom of the bottle, all the way to the end of the road, and then further still—revealing the story of the Replacements, a band that gave away its soul on every record and refused to sell its soul to a.

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Required software. Trouble Boys The True Story of the Replacements (eBook): Mehr, Bob: Written with the participation of the Replacement's key members, including reclusive singer-songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, and the family of late guitarist Bob Stinson, Mehr creates a deeply intimate and nuanced portrait that exposes the primal factors and forces-.

"Boys have their troubles and The Trouble with Boys so sensitively reveals them. Parents, teachers and others of us who work with kids will do so more effectively having read this vital book. Boys everywhere will be the fortunate beneficiaries of Brand: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.

Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements Bob Mehr. Da Capo, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Music critic Mehr captures the light and dark of a band that could play both. T he book that started a national conversation about gender and education, the The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School And What Parents & Educators Must Do has been hailed by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Redbook, U.S News & World Report, People Magazine, Parents, the Today Show.

Bob Mehr’s exhaustive biography Trouble Boys is an engrossing, meticulously researched portrayal of a band that simultaneously strived for and self-destructed against attaining legendary status. Constructed over a year period, Mehr draws upon band archives and interviews with surviving members and associates to synthesize an insanely detailed 9/ Trouble Boys is 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 Boys follows the group as they rise within the early '80s American. An in-depth biography of a beloved, exasperating band that never quite made it.

Early on in this impressively researched and well-rendered biography, Commercial Appeal music critic Mehr describes how the Replacements became “ ‘legends’ without ever really becoming stars” and then proceeds to show how the qualities that made them legendary prevented them from achieving Author: Bob Mehr.

Based on all-new interviews and including 72 rare photos, Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements is the definitive biography of one of the last great rock 'n' roll bands of the twentieth century.

Written with the participation of the group's key members, including reclusive singer-songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, and the family of late Author: Bob Mehr. The Hardy Boys Secret Files is a series begun in by the publisher Simon & Schuster under their Aladdin imprint.

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Trouble at the Arcade. The second half, considerably lighter than the first, though not without its own horrors, is the road trip of three teen boys, each of them unknowingly seeking understanding and redemption. All the different subplots are fascinating, and each, such as a crew race or the discovery of the wreckage of a slave ship, has metaphorical resonance with 4/5.

Trouble Boys is 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.

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The Replacements (Greg Helgeson) Bob Mehr's Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements rode two waves of buzz. The first came when it was revealed that the famously media-averse band were giving Mehr interviews; the second came when the book was released and everyone learned how good it is.

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Beginning with riveting revelations about the Replacements' troubled early years, Trouble Boys follows the group as they rise within the early '80s American Author: Bob Mehr.

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Book Overview Based on all-new interviews and including 72 rare photos, Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements is the definitive boigraphy of one of the last great rock 'n' roll bands of the twentieth century.

The Replacements' Story Told in New 'Trouble Boys' Book. On-again-off-again indie rockers the Replacements may have called it quits again, but their legacy continues to thrive thanks to a series of.

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With the participation of the group’s key members including reclusive singer-songwriter Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson- Author Bob Mehr is able to tell the real story.Based on all-new interviews and including 72 rare photos, Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements is the definitive biography of one of the last great rock 'n' roll bands of the twentieth century.

Written with the participation of the group's key members, including reclusive singer-songwriter Paul Westerberg, bassist Tommy Stinson, and the family of late guitarist Bob /5(6).