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Robert Dean Lurie

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Robert Dean Lurie is a writer and musician based in Tempe, Arizona. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and is the author of "Begin the Begin: R.E.M.'s Early Years," "We Can Be Heroes: The Radical Individualism of David Bowie," and "No Certainty Attached: Steve Kilbey and The Church."

Where to Buy "Begin the Begin" This Holiday Season


For the music lover on your holiday gift list, Begin the Begin: R.E.M.'s Early Years is now available at Amazon US, Amazon UK, and Booktopia (Australia). For the superfan, I recommend pairing it with Rodger Lyle Brown's excellent Party Out of Bounds, the definitive treatment of the early Athens, GA music scene.



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