Young Neil is the most in-depth resource available about the first 20 years of Neil Young's life. Exploring a time in this Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer's life that has yet to be documented with such depth of research, Young Neil is an exhaustive document of his Sugar Mountain' years, from 1945 to 1966. From his birth in Toronto through his school years in Florida, Ontario, and Manitoba, the book examines the development of Young's unique talent against a backdrop of shifting post-war values, a turbulent family history and a musical revolution in the making.'
Sharry Wilson was born in Toronto and still resides just north of the city with her husband. A lifelong Neil Young fan, Sharry has contributed numerous articles to Broken Arrow, the quarterly magazine of the Neil Young Appreciation Society. Young Neil is an expansion of her two-part article, A Shakey Education. Young Neil is Sharry s first book.