The Resource I'll never write my memoirs, Grace Jones ; as told to Paul Morley

I'll never write my memoirs, Grace Jones ; as told to Paul Morley

Label
I'll never write my memoirs
Title
I'll never write my memoirs
Statement of responsibility
Grace Jones ; as told to Paul Morley
Creator
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In her first book, legendary performer Grace Jones offers a revealing account of her spectacular career and turbulent life, charting the development of a persona that has made her one of the world's most recognizable artists. As a singer, model, and actress, Grace has consistently been an extreme, challenging presence in the entertainment world since her emergence as an international model in the 1970s. Celebrated for her audacious talent and trailblazing style, Grace became one of the most unforgettable, free-spirited characters to emerge from the historic Studio 54, recording glittering disco classics. Her provocative shows in underground New York nightclubs saw her hailed as a disco queen, gay icon, and gender-defying iconoclast. In 1980, she escaped a crowded disco scene to pursue more experimental interests. Her music also broke free, blending house, reggae, and electronica into a timeless hybrid. In the memoir she once promised never to write, Grace offers an intimate insight into her evolving style, personal philosophies, and varied career--including her roles in the 1984 fantasy-action film Conan the Destroyer alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and the James Bond movie A View to a Kill. Featuring sixteen pages of full-color photographs, this book follows this ageless creative nomad as she rejects her strict religious upbringing in Jamaica; conquers New York, Paris, and the 1980s; answers to no-one; and lives to fight again and again" --Adapted from book jacket
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 782.42164092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.J7515
LC item number
A3 2015
Literary form
non fiction
I'll never write my memoirs, Grace Jones ; as told to Paul Morley
Label
I'll never write my memoirs, Grace Jones ; as told to Paul Morley
Publication
Note
"Memoir from model and actress Grace Jones" --Provided by publisher
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Spanish town -- Syracuse, Philadelphia & New York -- Paris -- Disco -- Andy -- Discovery -- Change -- Fight -- One man -- Octopus -- Delay -- Hollywood -- Crash -- The shepherd -- Reason -- Climax -- Issue -- Grand -- Bare -- After
Control code
ocn902726588
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 386 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476765075
Lccn
2014038494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476765075
  • (OCoLC)902726588

Library Locations

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      10 Gorge Road, Queenstown, 9300, NZ
      -45.0289766 168.6616516
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