Amy Winehouse: The Biography [NOOK Book]

Overview

Amy Winehouse is the most talked-about singer-songwriter of her generation. Her soulfoul voice has won her critical acclaim, scores of awards and fans from all walks of life, while her turbulent and decadent lifestyle has made her an irresistable target for the popular press. But who is the real Amy Winehouse?This acclaimed biography traces her story from her childhood in North London, through to her eventful time at the Sylvia Young Theatre School. It follows her as she takes early steps to fame under the ...
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Amy Winehouse: The Biography

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Overview

Amy Winehouse is the most talked-about singer-songwriter of her generation. Her soulfoul voice has won her critical acclaim, scores of awards and fans from all walks of life, while her turbulent and decadent lifestyle has made her an irresistable target for the popular press. But who is the real Amy Winehouse?This acclaimed biography traces her story from her childhood in North London, through to her eventful time at the Sylvia Young Theatre School. It follows her as she takes early steps to fame under the management of Pop Idol guru Simon Fuller and then signs her first deal with Island Records. Her bestselling second albumn Back to Black has earned her growing international acclaim, including an incredible 5 awards at the 2008 Grammys in Los Angeles. With original interviews and revealing anecdotes included along the way, Amy Winehouse - The Biography tells the gripping 'behind the scenes' story of this living legend. Chas Newkey-Burden is the first biographer to chart the rise of this extraordinary performer and wild, rebellious character. His compelling portrait is an exclusive look at the life of the country's greatest living singer. She told us she was trouble, but we know that she's so good.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843582298
  • Publisher: John Blake Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 214
  • Sales rank: 898,389
  • File size: 301 KB

Meet the Author

Chas Newkey-Burden is the author of Paris Hilton and Great Email Disasters, and the coauthor of Not in My Name: A Compendium of Modern Hypocrisy. He has interviewed and profiled a host of celebrities, including David Beckham, Ricky Gervais, and Jenna Jameson.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     vii
Preface     ix
Introduction     xiii
Born to be Wild?     1
Drama Queen     15
Simon Says     29
To be Frank     37
Back on Track     69
Beat It!     87
A Civil Partnership?     105
The American Dream     151
No Sleep 'til Brighton     175
Epilogue     207
Discography     211
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  • Posted October 9, 2009

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    A great biography

    interesting,informative,and well
    writin. A non stop page turner.
    very reccomendable for any fan
    of amy

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2011

    Amy deserves better!!!!!

    for a real Amy fan, this book is nothing new. The writer put together different interviews that are already online that I have already heard or read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2014

    F -

    F u amy

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2012

    New news

    Amy was doin 2 much drugs that is how se died

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2012

    Hol¿

    Hol¿! I love Amy Winehouse! I can't beleive she died! :(

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2011

    I love you

    I love you

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2011

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