For the Bob, He Is a Life Coachin'
Extravagant claims for Bob Dylan have been legion over the decades.
He's the Picasso of pop music. He's the most significant American poet since Robert Frost. He's a Jewish mystic and a Christian revolutionary.
But in this slight paperback, American business writer Jon Friedman makes a particularly bizarre argument -- that Dylan missed his calling as a self-help guru and that he's as inspirational as Stephen Covey or Tony Robbins.
"I think Dylan can teach people life lessons based on his mysterious genius," Friedman burbles. "He represents so much more to me than an entertainer."
It's true that Dylan, still going strong at 71, has earned a place in the …
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Publication information: Article title: For the Bob, He Is a Life Coachin'. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Winnipeg Free Press. Publication date: August 25, 2012. Page number: J8. © F.P. Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership Jun 21, 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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