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The Man Comes Around: The Spiritual Journey of Johnny Cash [Paperback]

By Dave Urbanski (Author)
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From the cotton fields of Arkansas to the streets of Memphis to the gospel road in Israel, this comprehensive, dripping-with-detail book on the spiritual journey of Johnny Cash will take the reader on an odyssey of earthy, working man's music and war-torn, complex Christianity. (Motivation)

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SUMMARYCash is more than country. He's timeless. His appeal spans over many decades and many generations. The Man Comes Around addresses why Cash is so important now and why he's always been important. It unpacks the anchor from which all Cash's artistry comes-his spirituality. From the cotton fields of Arkansas to the air fields of Germany, and from the streets of Memphis to the gospel road in Israel, this comprehensive, dripping-with-detail book on the spiritual journey of Johnny Cash will take the reader on an odyssey of earthy, workingman's music and war-torn, complex Christianity.

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Studio: Relevant Books
Pages   288
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 8.75"
Weight:   0.9 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 1, 2003
Publisher   CHARISMA HOUSE #135
ISBN  0972927670  
ISBN13  9780972927673  

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The Man Comes Around.....  Oct 28, 2006
I can only sum up my personal experience in reading this book..EXCELLENT! A must read. From the 1st day I received it, I was unable to put it down. I wish I knew then what I know now about his love for the Creator of the universe and his deep love to be loved.
2nd best Cash bio I know  Nov 20, 2004
The complexities of Cash's personality will keep biographers busy for years. Johnny Cash was a man of baffling contradictions. Steve Turner, in his superior bio., The Man Called Cash (2004) relays an event that is illustrative: Cash goes shooting and wounds a crow. He is so moved with compassion for the bird that he goes to great lengths to nurse it back to health. Turner writes, " encapsulated Cash's contradictions. Here was a man, though capable of destruction, who became overwhlemed with the desire to repair what he had destroyed; a nonviolent man who had a love affair with guns; an artist who could cause suffering and then turn that suffering into art..."

Cash's Christian faith was deep and abiding and passionate, but complex. Urbanski makes a good effort at portraying this, and generally succeeds. It is lovingly written and organized (if somewhatly shallow at times). Don't look for much critical engagemnet -- this is pure hagiography. I really should subtract one star for publishing this with "Relevent Books." What a STUPID name! Proof positive they are irrelevent.

Publisher aside, this book is a must have for diehard Cash fans. But if you are only going to get one bio., definitely make it the Turner one.
Check it out of your local library instead.  Sep 11, 2004
As a long-time Johnny Cash fan, I really wanted to like this book since I thought a spiritual biography was such an interesting concept but the book ended up feeling, as someone already mentioned, like a high school term paper.

The author constantly made use of other previously published books and articles about Mr. Cash so nothing truly new was covered. Instead of actually writing anything fresh, the author pieced together a collage of quotations from Rolling Stone and Cash's autobiographies. And I felt the author's tendency to name-drop was embarrassing and insulting to Mr. Cash. A country legend doesn't need the approval of musicians with 15-minute careers. It felt like a blatant attempt to prove how relevant Johnny Cash is to current music (which is totally unnecessary- Johnny Cash is in a class by himself).

This book came out right after Mr. Cash's death so I can only speculate that it must have been rushed out to capitalize on public interest. Maybe if given more time, more resources, and a more polished author, the product could have been worth more than 2 stars.

I do hope another author tackles this subject material soon though since an in-depth spiritual biography would be fascinating to read.
The Man Comes Around...  Mar 6, 2004
I'm not sure why everything written about Johnny Cash is so entertaining. This book is no exception. It is a quick runthrough of his career and the spiritual journey underlining it all. It is very informative and very inspiring! The book is for any fan of Johnny Cash's. You don't have to be a religious person to get a lot out of this book.
Puts you right in the middle of Cash's raw existence  Feb 12, 2004
I truly loved this book. I learned so much and was glued to the drama of
Cash's life with every turn of the page. The author goes beyond merely
regurgitating facts and quotes; instead he chronicles the events that shaped
Cash's life with a technicolor writing style that puts you right in the middle
of Cash's raw, full-throttle existence. When my co-workers saw The Man Comes
Around on my desk, they were intrigued enough to order copies for themselves;
they were so moved that they got more copies for their friends and
family...obviously a big hit around here! I now know that a ton has been written
and said about Johnny Cash through the years, but I also now know that The Man
Comes Around goes further in thoroughly detailing what was arguably the most
important part of Cash's life...his soul and his spiritual journey. An inspiring

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