Ben Fong-Torres: Becoming Almost Famous - My Back Pages In Music, Writing, And Life


Publisher: Backbeat Books
Author: Ben Fong-Torres
Format: Books | Biography
This volume collects many of the best articles from veteran Rolling Stone writer Ben Fong-Torres. While many will recognize Ben as he was portrayed in Cameron Crowe's hit film Almost Famous, his thoughtful and engaging stories have been providing a backstage view for over 30 years.

This book features a slew of entertaining and informative music and pop-culture pieces, as well as personal essays about growing up Asian-American and about Ben's interest in radio broadcasting. Through insightful introductions to every article, Fong-Torres offers an inside view of the writing and editing process, from getting an assignment and developing an idea to an article's completion in printed form.

ISBN: 9780879308803
Published on: 01 September 2009
No of pages: 248
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00331408