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The Importance of Music to Girls

Lavinia Greenlaw

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ISBN
9780571326174
Date Published
02.04.2015
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Summary

The Importance of Music to Girls tells the story of the adventures that music leads us into – getting drunk, falling in love, cutting our hair, wanting to change the world – as well as the darker side of the adolescent years: loneliness, bullying, getting arrested. Lavinia Greenlaw remembers the music that inspired and accompanied her, and compelled her generation. From fancying Donny Osmond, to wanting to be Ian Curtis, this is a razor-sharp memoir, filtered through the medium of music.

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Lavinia Greenlaw was born in London where she has lived for most of her life. She studied seventeenth-century art at the Courtauld Institute, and was awarded a NESTA fellowship to pursue her interest in vision, travel and perception. Her poetry includes Minsk, which was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot, Forward and Whitbread Poetry Prizes. She has also published novels…

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