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Mr. Mojo Risin' (Ain't Dead)

3.61  ·  Rating details ·  23 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
What happened to Jim Morrison in Paris and who is really buried in Pere Lachaise cemetery? In the early hours of 3rd July 1971, Jim Morrison, the lead singer of The Doors, supposedly died of heart failure in a bath tub at 17 Rue Beautreillis, in the 4th Arrondissement, Paris. He was 27 years old. The novel examines the questions surrounding his supposed death. It examines ...more
Paperback, 298 pages
Published October 1st 2011 by Troubador Publishing (first published September 4th 2011)
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Jim Cherry
Sep 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Rock ‘n’ Roll fiction books are rare, good ones are rarer, Ron Clooney’s, Mr. Mojo Risin’ Ain’t Dead, falls into the rarer category.

Mr. Mojo Risin’ Ain’t Dead follows journalist, “Ron Clooney”, after he encounters a man at a bar outside of Pere LaChaise Cemetery, whom he believes is a still alive Jim Morrison. “Ron” then sets off on his journalist’s quest to find Jim Morrison. He first visits all the French archives, then he starts to meet people whom he thinks might be Morrison but discovers he
Nick Phillips
Nov 05, 2012 rated it liked it
This is a book of contradictions. A well written and flowing narrative but an utterly preposterous premise; a first half that is repetitious, meandering and in sore need of some judicious editing and a second half that comes to life to such an extent that it is a most compelling read; an author posing as journalist writing a possible (probable) fiction. If I think about it too much it makes my head spin.

Did I like it? Yes. Did I find it tedious at time? Yes. Would I recommend it? Probably, but m
Maria  Alcazar
Oct 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Interesting take on what may have happened to Mojo Risin

Started off slow and the author seemed to ramble or give you some insight on how his life/upbringing primarily is a lot like Jim Morrison..that got a bit tedious and annoying to get through sometimes but the story got a bit more interesting towards the end. Seemed like the author did a lot of research on Jim Morrison and his writings he seemed like the usual obsessed fan. Not that there's anything wrong with it because so am I and I enjoy r
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