Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain by Charles R. Cross
My rating: 1 of 5 stars
The premature death of a rock star is a hard truth for every fan to accept, and conspirator theories are likely to abound and linger for a while.
Years ago I watched "Kurt & Courtney" and was left with a tiny hope that maybe heroin and depression were not the real cause of my hero's death after all. "Heavier than Heaven" totally shred that hope and left me with a sad disgust of how anyone can trash a person's life.
Charles Cross collected 400 interviews and read Kurt's diaries, like a meticulous journalist would do, then filled his book with half truths and fiction elements with the intent of elevating Courtney Love to the Angel & Saints Club while trashing Kurt Cobain as a hopeless deviated junkie.
Charles Cross's biography of Kurt Cobain should be banned, especially on account of the purely fictional and in no way documented record of Kurt's thoughts and actions during his last few hours of life.
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