Over the Moon

Over the Moon

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As a young schoolboy, David Essex dreamed of becoming a professional footballer, and was signed up by his beloved West Ham United, but as a teenager he developed a passion for music which set him on a very different path, and ultimately led to superstardom. It wasn't, however, an easy start. Scraping a living on the edges of show business was a hard slog, and he endured many disappointments. Then aged 23, he went along to an audition for a new musical called Godspell and won the role of Jesus that was to shoot him to fame. Within a year he was starring in smash hit film, That'll Be the Day, and had written and recorded his first number one single 'Rock On'. It was the start of Essex Mania, and a long journey of undreamt of adventure. From Godspell to Eastenders it's been an amazing life. This riveting autobiography tells the full incredible story.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 28mm | 439.98g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753540827
  • 9780753540824
  • 1,021,903

About David Essex

David will be working with brilliant ghost writer Ian Gittins, who also co-wrote New York Times bestseller The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx (nearly half a million copies sold).show more

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"A riveting read" Daily Mail "This rags-to-riches tale of the pop idol will have you entranced from start to finish" Yours "A real rags-to-riches story, this memoir offers the reader a window onto the life of a true icon" Inside Soapshow more

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66 ratings
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4 35% (23)
3 14% (9)
2 5% (3)
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