The Madonna of Bolton

The Madonna of Bolton

Audiobook on MP3 CD - 2018
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Charlie Matthews's love story begins in a pebble-dashed house in suburban Bolton, at a time when most little boys want to grow up to be Michael Jackson, and girls want to be Princess Di. Remembering the Green Cross Code and getting out of football are the most important things in his life, until Auntie Jan gives him a gift that will last a lifetime: a seven-inch single called 'Lucky Star.' On his ninth birthday, Charlie discovers Madonna, and falls in love. His obsession sees him through some tough times in life: being persecuted at school, fitting in at a posh university, a glamorous career in London, finding boyfriends, getting rid of boyfriends, and family heartbreak. Madonna's music and videos inspire him, and her fierce determination to succeed gives him the confidence to do the same. Ultimately, though, he must learn to let go of his idol and find his own voice.
Publisher: Tullamarine, Victoria :, Bolinda Audio,, [2018]
Edition: MP3 edition Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781489481672
Characteristics: 1 CD (MP3 CD) (9 hr., 42 min.) : digital, stereo ; 12 cm ; in container.
Additional Contributors: Vause, Simon - Narrator
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