Letters: Aug. 26, 2002

Reborn in the USA

"Bruce Springsteen is the voice of Everyman. He may live in a mansion up on the hill, but he knows exactly how I'm feeling." GEORGE ZAVERDAS Los Angeles

I am one of five children whose obsession with Springsteen has spread to our 70-year-old parents; they have even attended shows with us [MUSIC, Aug. 5]. My father has labeled Springsteen a "true American poet for our generation"--this from a man who attended Amherst College and spent afternoons immersed in the poetry of Robert Frost. Listening to the words of the songs on Bruce's new album, The Rising, brings...

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