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    • Hero

    • David Bowie
    • By: Lesley-Ann Jones
    • Narrated by: Gina Murray, Lesley-Ann Jones
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    His music thrilled the generation it was written for and has entertained and inspired every generation since. Hero: David Bowie is an exploration of the man behind the myths and the makeup told from the very beginning. Respected music journalist and biographer Lesley-Ann Jones knew David Jones from the days before fame, when he was a young musician starting out, frustrated by an industry that wouldn't give him a break and determined to succeed at whatever cost.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Gossipy and disappointing.

    • By Jessica Berson on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Mercury

    • An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury
    • By: Lesley-Ann Jones
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    As lead vocalist for the iconic rock band Queen, Freddie Mercury's unmatched skills as a songwriter and his flamboyant showmanship made him a superstar and Queen a household name. But despite his worldwide fame, few people ever really glimpsed the man behind the glittering facade. Now, more than 20 years after his death, those closest to Mercury are finally opening up about this pivotal figure in rock 'n' roll. Based on more than a hundred interviews with key figures in his life, Mercury offers the definitive account of one man's legendary life in the spotlight and behind the scenes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A tattler, not well-written, yet a guilty pleasure

    • By Paul Sas on 10-05-12

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Freddie Mercury: The Definitive Biography

    • By: Lesley-Ann Jones
    • Narrated by: Jane Collingwood, Lesley-Ann Jones, Hugh Lee, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    This is the definitive biography of Freddie Mercury. Written by an award-winning rock journalist, Lesley-Ann Jones toured widely with Queen forming lasting friendships with the band. Now, having secured access to the remaining band members and those who were closest to Freddie, from childhood to death, Lesley-Ann has written the most in depth account of one of music's best loved and most complex figures.

    Regular price: $20.65