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Appeared in: Volume 8, Number 6
Published on: June 12, 2013
Jersey Shore Jeremiah

Bruce Springsteen is no mere musical entertainer, argues a new biography. The Boss is a multidimensional American cultural phenomenon—broken-soul mender, community-builder, proletarian troubadour, political preacher and marketing juggernaut all in one.

John A. Gans Jr. is a New Jersey native and a Ph.D. candidate in international relations and strategic studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

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