Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl

Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl

A Memoir

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015 | Unabridged
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From the guitarist of the pioneering band Sleater-Kinney, a candid, funny, and deeply personal look at making a life—and finding yourself—in music. Before Carrie Brownstein became a music icon, she was a young girl growing up in the Pacific Northwest just as it was becoming the setting for one the most important movements in rock history. Seeking a sense of home and identity, she would discover both while moving from spectator to creator in experiencing the power and mystery of a live performance. With Sleater-Kinney, Brownstein and her bandmates rose to prominence in the burgeoning underground feminist punk-rock movement that would define music and pop culture in the 1990s. They would be cited as "America's best rock band" by legendary music critic Greil Marcus for their defiant, exuberant brand of punk that resisted labels and limitations, and redefined notions of gender in rock. HUNGER MAKES ME A MODERN GIRL is an intimate and revealing...
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: audio file
1 online resource (6 audio files) : digital
Additional Contributors: Brownstein, Carrie
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9780399565410

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erikavking
Sep 29, 2016

I always love when writers read their own books, so I was pleased to hear Brownstein's story in her own voice. Although her writing is self-conscious, her account of the punk scene and queer life is fabulous.

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