Bruce Springsteen will be making a special appearance to celebrate the release of his autobiography Born To Run. Tickets include a pre-signed copy of Born to Run and allow one person per ticket (No plus one) to meet the author. This is a closed event and tickets are limited. Only ticket buyers will have access to the event space. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. at the Books-A-Million store. Please present your Eventbrite confirmation ticket at the check in area and you will be given a wristband to join the line. ID is required and name must match the name on the ticket at check-in. Tickets are non-transferable, no exceptions. We advise that you do not bring any large backpacks or large bags to the event. We will have a bag check at the entry point for those of you who need to check your belongings. We will collect any gifts or letters for Bruce as you enter the space. You will only be able to hold your camera or phone in the meet and greet area. No book reading or performance will be part of this event. Your event ticket includes a pre-signed copy of Born to Run that will be distributed at the event. No other products or merchandise will be signed at the event.
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I come from a boardwalk town where almost everything is tinged with a bit of fraud. So am I. By twenty, no race-car-driving rebel, I was a guitar player on the streets of Asbury Park and already a member in good standing amongst those who “lie” in service of the truth . . . artists, with a small “a.” But I held four clean aces. I had youth, almost a decade of hard-core bar band experience, a good group of homegrown musicians who were attuned to my performance style and a story to tell.
This book is both a continuation of that story and a search into its origins. I’ve taken as my parameters the events in my life I believe shaped that story and my performance work. One of the questions I’m asked over and over again by fans on the street is “How do you do it?” In the following pages I will try to shed a little light on how and, more important, why.
About the Author:
Bruce Springsteen has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the New Jersey Hall of Fame. He is the recipient of twenty Grammy Awards, the Academy Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors. He lives in New Jersey with his family.
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