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Rock Singer Layne Staley was one of the most private, mysterious and misunderstood performers ever! His story is told by his mother, sister and Layne himself. It dispels the myths about Layne's childhood, his early days in music, and the final, very private years of his life. It contains dozens of never-before-seen drawings, writings and photographs...that all shaped the A ...more
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Published January 1st 2003 by Xanadu Enterprises
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Vanessa
Aug 18, 2007 Vanessa rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: any fan of Layne Staley/Alice In Chains
I am such a huge fan of Layne Staley and his band Alice In Chains. This author of this book, Adrianna Rubio, interviewed Staley during the last few weeks of his life. This would be his final interview before his overdose on April 5th, 2002.

When I picked up a copy of Angry Chair I expected to read interesting facts about Staley's life and upbringing. I wanted to read things that that I never knew about the artist that I loved. I wanted to know more about his drug addictions and what drove him to
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Erin
Oct 11, 2008 Erin rated it it was ok
Poorly written book about a fascinating person.
Wes Young
Feb 23, 2013 Wes Young rated it it was ok
Staley definitely deserves better treatment. Unfortunately, his paranoid, drugged-up lifestyle probably prevented any other writer to get as in-depth as Rubio claims she got. Too bad.
Jimmy Locke
Feb 19, 2015 Jimmy Locke rated it it was amazing
GREAT BOOK!We miss Layne,from my hometown of Kirkland,WA.SO much!!!I really liked the stories & Layne's comments!
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May 18, 2011 Darrin rated it liked it
Heartfelt story about the man and his struggles. Though not written in a style I really felt comfortable with, I enjoyed it - particularly the perspective given and the subject matter.
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