Born to Run: Biography - Book Three: Living Proof - Chapters 67-73 Summary & Analysis

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In the opening of Chapter 67, Bruce buys a piece of land near his home town. He and Patti buy horses and Bruce learns to ride. In 1997, he records the songs of folk musician Pete Seeger. The narrative then jumps forward to a memorable concert Bruce plays in New Orleans at the first Jazz and Heritage Festival after Hurricane Katrina. At this show, Bruce witnesses and provides a much needed coming together and fortifying through the power of music. In his next album, Magic, Bruce writes his "state-of-the-nation dissent over the Iraq War and the Bush years" (455).

In March 2008, E Street Band member Danny Federici plays his last show. He is ill with melanoma and passes away the following month. His death causes Bruce to reflect on the powerful relationships and friendships within the band. The connection that they...

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