Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
Wicked Messenger by Mike Marqusee

Wicked Messenger

Best Seller
Wicked Messenger by Mike Marqusee
Paperback $18.95
Oct 04, 2005 | ISBN 9781583226865

Also available from:

See All Formats (1) +
  • Oct 04, 2005 | ISBN 9781583226865

    Also available from:

  • Jan 04, 2011 | ISBN 9781609801151

    Available from:

*This title is not eligible for purchase to earn points nor for redemption with your code in the Reader Rewards program

Product Details

Praise

“In this remarkable reflection on the culture of the sixties, Mike Marqusee restores the forgotten moral and political contexts of Dylan’s supernova years. In doing so, he rescues one of the most urgent poetic voices in American history from the condescension of his own later cynicism.” –Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz


“Buy this now. Even as ‘The Times They are a-Changin” and ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’ played their crucial role in creating a new politically active youth culture, as Mike Marqusee notes, their author abandoned any interest in being the Voice of a Generation. Instead, Bob Dylan embarked on a far more personal and enigmatic quest that continues to this day. Marqusee makes a case for appreciating Dylan’s finger-pointing songs as more than apprentice work and proves an able explainer of the tether between them and their era.” –Rolling Stone

Be the first to know!
More from Mike Marqusee and book picks sent right to your inbox
More from Mike Marqusee and book picks sent right to your inbox
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top