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Captain Trips a biography of Jerry Garcia by Sandy Troy

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Published by Thunder"s Mouth Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, NY, Emeryville, CA .
Written in



  • United States


  • Garcia, Jerry, 1942-,
  • Grateful Dead (Musical group),
  • Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography,
  • Drugs and popular music

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-275) and index.

StatementSandy Troy.
LC ClassificationsML419.G36 T76 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 288 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1096530M
ISBN 101560250763
LC Control Number94021138

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