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Moonwalk

Moonwalk - 09 edition

Moonwalk - 09 edition

ISBN13: 9780307716989

ISBN10: 0307716988

Moonwalk by Michael Jackson - ISBN 9780307716989
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Golden Books Publishing Co., Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Moonwalk by Michael Jackson - ISBN 9780307716989

ISBN13: 9780307716989

ISBN10: 0307716988

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 09

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Summary

The #1New York Times bestseller! Michael Jackson's one and only autobiography ---his life, in his words. ''I've always wanted to be able to tell stories, you know, stories that came from my soul. I'd like to sit by a fire and tell people stories--- make them see pictures, make them cry and laugh, take them anywhere emotionally with something as deceptively simple as words. I'd like to tell tales to move their souls and transform them. I've always wanted to be able to do that. Imagine how the great writers must feel, knowing they have that power. I sometimes feel Icould do it. It's something I'd like to develop. In a way, songwriting uses the same skills, creates the emotional highs and lows, but the story is a sketch. It's quicksilver. There are very few books written on the art of storytelling, how to grip listeners, how to get a group of people together and amuse them. No costumes, no makeup, no nothing, just you and your voice, and your powerful ability to take them anywhere, to transform their lives, if only for minutes.'' --Michael Jackson, in Moonwalk From the 1988 edition: Megastar Michael Jackson's singularly brilliant career and intensely private lifestyle have become a magnificent obsession for millions of rock fans and celebrity watchers throughout the world. His double-platinum singles rocket to the top of the music charts with a velocity equaled only by the inevitable accompaniment of wild rumors about his eccentric personal life. Now for the first time, Michael Jackson breaks the fiercely guarded barrier of silence that has surrounded him in a remarkably candid and courageous book: Moonwalk. In this intimate and often moving personal account of Michael Jackson's public and private life, he recalls a childhood that was both harsh and joyful but always formidable. Michael and his brothers played amateur music shows and seamy Chicago strip joints until Motown's corporate image makers turned the Jackson 5 into worldwide superstars. Michael Jackson and th