Starman : David Bowie - The Definitive Biography

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Has there ever been a more charismatic and intriguing rock star than David Bowie?

In Starman, Paul Trynka has painted the definitive portrait of a great artist. From Bowie's early years in post-war, bombed-out Brixton to the decadent glamour of Ziggy Stardust to the controversial but vital Berlin period, this essential biography is a celebration of Bowie's brilliance and a timely reminder of how great music is made - now with an update on the making and release of The Next Day.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 30mm | 396g
  • Sphere
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Digital original
  • Section: 32, colour photos
  • 0751542938
  • 9780751542936
  • 77,544

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Fascinating The Times
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Superb * Mail on Sunday * The diamond dog's bollocks . . . boasting countless new interviews with key players . . . the first Bowie book to get as close as possible to the essence of the man * Record Collector * The most complete and compelling portrait of Bowie's life ever assembled * Rolling Stone * Sharp, elegant and convincing * Mojo * Fascinating * The Times *
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About Paul Trynka

Paul Trynka is the former editor of Mojo. He lives in South London with his wife and son.
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