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Adele: The Biography [NOOK Book]

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Adele's soulful voice, catchy hits, and vulnerable personality have won her critical acclaim and widespread popularity. She has topped the charts in 18 countries and swept the top awards at the 2012 Grammys—but who is she? How has her tempestuous life that influenced her heartbreaking tracks? How did she overcome the challenges that threatened to derail her career?

In Adele, veteran celebrity biographer Chas Newkey-Burden traces her story from...
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Adele: The Biography

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Overview

Adele's soulful voice, catchy hits, and vulnerable personality have won her critical acclaim and widespread popularity. She has topped the charts in 18 countries and swept the top awards at the 2012 Grammys—but who is she? How has her tempestuous life that influenced her heartbreaking tracks? How did she overcome the challenges that threatened to derail her career?

In Adele, veteran celebrity biographer Chas Newkey-Burden traces her story from her childhood in London, where she began singing at the age of four. During her teenage years she wrote her own music and attended the BRIT school, alongside the likes of Leona Lewis. After posting demos on her MySpace webpage, she earned a record deal and quickly captured hearts.

Adele remains an unlikely icon. Her looks are unusual in a formulaic world of celebrity image, she suffers badly with pre-stage nerves, and she once canceled a crucial promotional trip to the U.S. because she felt too down to travel. This is a full, unflinching portrait of a genuine talent and inspiring, uncompromising woman—the curvy girl next door who conquered the world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468305937
  • Publisher: Overlook
  • Publication date: 10/30/2012
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Chas Newkey-Burden is a celebrity biographer whose works include Amy Winehouse: The Biography 1983-2011, Justin Bieber: The Unauthorized Biography, Michael Jackson: Legend, Paris Hilton: Life on the Edge, and Stephenie Meyer: Queen of Twilight.
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Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 baby blue 1

Chapter 2 brit pop 29

Chapter 3 the hometown hero 47

Chapter 4 19 93

Chapter 5 an american dream 109

Chapter 6 the golden key 139

Chapter 7 someone like us 163

Chapter 8 fame's many faces 177

Chapter 9 grammy grabbing 211

appendix 219

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2013

    Adele rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    First of all I LOVE her songs.Also I'm going to open up my first chatroom.I will make others also. Alexa Faith Syrian P.S to get to chatroom go to taylor swift and fourth choice!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 18, 2013

    I luv adele!!!!

    I luv rollin in the deep!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2013

    Adele

    I loved the book

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  • Posted November 10, 2012

    Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is the best. This biography is amazing.

    Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is the best. This biography is amazing.

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