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Anne's Song

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The Nolan Sisters swung with Sinatra, sang at the Royal Variety Performance and toured the world to crowds of adoring fans.They we... Lire la suite
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The Nolan Sisters swung with Sinatra, sang at the Royal Variety Performance and toured the world to crowds of adoring fans.They were one of the first superstar girl groups.But darkness lurked behind their glamorous, spotless public image.As the eldest Nolan sister, Anne Nolan's life appeared exciting and glamorous - a dream come true for any young singer. Surrounded by a bevy of loving sisters, two protective brothers and parents who wanted to see their children succeed, how could Anne Nolan's childhood have been anything but idyllic?And yet behind the fairytale script, behind the fame and glitz, lay hidden dark family secrets that have, until now, never been told. What drove a wedge between the sisters?Anne's story begins in Dublin and moves to the club scene of Blackpool, the scenes of a secret life - one that had to remain hidden, one of fear and pain that has cast a terrible shadow over her entire life. Finally, after decades of silence, Anne Nolan reveals the brutal truth behind the Nolans' carefully cultivated image in this startling and gripping autobiography.

Behind the fairtyale success of the The Nolan Sisters, lay a very different kind of story...


Terence Conran is one of the world's best-known designers, restaurateurs and retailers. In the 1960s he founded Habitat - the chain of homeware stores that brought good, modern design within reach of the general population for the very first time.

Over the subsequent 50 years Terence built another group of companies centred around design, retailing, restaurants and hotels. Today, Conran owns restaurants and shops in eight cities throughout the world and a design business serving many international clients that includes architecture and interior design, product and graphic design and brand licensing.

In January 2011 Conran began working with Marks & Spencer in the UK, designing an exclusive range of homewares for the store. In 2012 Conran signed a deal to collaborate with US retail giant jcpenney to design an exclusive range of furniture, lighting and accessories for the home. The initial collection launched in spring 2013 into 300 jcpenney stores throughout the US and there will be new ranges launching each spring and autumn.

Terence was knighted for his services to design in 1983 and has been provost of the Royal College of Art in London. In 1982 he opened the very first museum in the world dedicated to design, which is now the celebrated Design Museum in London, due to move to new premises in 2015 thanks to a massive expansion programme.

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Although on the outside The Nolan Sisters seemed to have it all - fame, fortune, excitement, glamour - things weren't as rosy behind the scenes. Here Annie reveals the dark secret behind the image of one of the bestselling groups in history. 'Glitz, glamour and harsh reality make this a compelling read' "Candis" *Also appeared in January Buyer's Notes*

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Anne's Song
Code EAN: 9780099519539
ISBN: 978-0-09-951953-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House UK
Genre: Guides pratiques
nombre de pages: 304
Poids: 210g
Taille: H204mm x B132mm x T19mm
Année: 2009