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Loving Amy : a mother's story

Author: Janis Winehouse
Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arguably the most gifted artist of her generation, Amy Winehouse died tragically young, aged just 27. With a worldwide fanbase and millions of record sales to her name, she should have had the world  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Named Person: Amy Winehouse; Janis Winehouse; Amy Winehouse
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janis Winehouse
ISBN: 9780593073513 0593073517 0593073525 9780593073520
OCLC Number: 883461228
Description: 297 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Amy's mother, Janis, knew her in a way that no-one else did. In this warm, poignant and, at times, heartbreaking memoir, she reveals the full story of the daughter she loved. As the world watched the rise of a superstar, then the freefall of an addict to her untimely death, Janis simply saw her Amy, the girl she'd given birth to in 1983; the girl she'd raised and stood by despite her unruly behaviour; the girl whose body she was forced to identify two days after her death --
and the girl she's grieved for every day since. Packed with exclusive material that has never been seen before, such as extracts from Amy's teenage diaries, photos and notes, Loving Amy offers a new and intimate perspective on the life and death of the phenomenon that is Amy Winehouse.
Responsibility: Janis Winehouse.

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"An authentic, poignant and gut-wrenchingly sad tale... An insightful, honest and often uplifting account of a life cut tragically short" -- Isabelle Broom Heat "Deeply personal... Insightful, Read more...

 
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