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Book Beat August 08 2001 (3) Article
Fans of roots rocker Steve Earle will recognize many familiar themes in his first collection of short stories — drug addiction, the nightmare of Vietnam, the price of failure (or success) in the music industry. Perhaps it’s too familiar.
More so than in his music, Earle seems to go for easy targets in Doghouse Roses, and easy targets don’t often make for much of a book. On the flipside,...| more...