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Title:Playing to Win: The Definitive Biography of John Farnham
Price:AUD$14.95 (about USD$11.60)
Category:Music
ISBN:9781863958806
Item ID:P002-7690
Quantity:1
Publisher:Nero Books, Melbourne, 2016
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Fine
Nero Books, 2016, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, First

First impression. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 307 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Several small chips on base of boards. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. John Farnham is the quintessential Aussie legend. As a teenager he gave up an apprenticeship to chase his musical dreams, hitting the big time with 'Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)'. A family man at heart, and the most loyal of friends, John was sometimes uncomfortable with the spotlight and for many years struggled to take his career to the heights that those close to him, including Molly Meldrum and Glenn Wheatley, felt it could reach. He finally hit his stride with 1986's Whispering Jack and the breakaway success of 'You're the Voice', which became the anthem of a generation. John lived it up - holidaying with the Skases and dining at the Lodge with Bob Hawke - but always came back down to earth. And the King of Pop would also become king of the comeback, showing longevity rare in the music industry. Thanks to the support of those close to John, author and music industry insider Jeff Apter provides a rare glimpse inside Farnsie's world. Insightful, entertaining and deeply personal, Playing to Win is the definitive John Farnham story. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Music; Australia; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9781863958806. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7690.
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