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Author, Van Halen Rising

Author of Van Halen Rising, Greg Renoff was born in the Bronx, New York, and grew up in New Jersey. Renoff earned his Ph.D. in American history from Brandeis University and is the author of The Big Tent: The Traveling Circus in Georgia, 1820-1930. 

His writing has appeared in, Guitar World, LA Weekly, and Vulture, and he and his work have been profiled in Salon, Maxim, and the Boston Herald. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his wife and two daughters, and enjoys connecting with readers via and

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Author, Van Halen Rising