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Led Zeppelin

By Barney Hoskyns
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"An exhaustive and exemplary portrait"—Bernadette McNulty, London Daily Telegraph

"This meticulously compiled oral history… has a wonderful humour and a careful examination of the how and why of the darkness that surrounded the band and its entourage."—Hugh MacDonald, Sunday Herald (Scotland)

"An engrossing trip through the sordid '70s."—Will Hodgkinson, The Times (London)

"Barney Hoskyns's exhaustive history… never forgets that behind the caricature was an extraordinary band, lithe and limber."—Michael Hann, The Guardian (London)

"Hoskyns leaves no stone unturned." —Publishers' Weekly

"Every time I think I know everything about Led Zeppelin, a book like this comes along and reminds me that I know nothing."—Chuck Klosterman

"This is the proper book Zeppelin have always deserved."—Nick Coleman, author of The Train in the Night 

"Barney Hoskyns is rock's poet of observation, a journalist with a very valuable gift for separating the nugget from the slag. [This oral history] is a complex tale that makes sense of the senseless, weighing artistic triumph against human tragedy."—Fred Goodman, author of The Mansion on the Hill

"The saga of Led Zeppelin told by those who knew them when, this intimate oral history goes beyond scandal to reveal the all-too-humans behind this most Promethean of rock bands."—Lenny Kaye

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About Barney Hoskyns

BARNEY HOSKYNS cofounded and editorially directs the online music-journalism resource Rock's Backpages (www.rocksbackpages.com). He is the author of several books, including Hotel California, an acclaimed history of the Los Angeles music scene. A former U.S. correspondent for MOJO and a contributing editor at British Vogue, he currently writes for MOJO, the Guardian, and other publications.

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