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Richard : The Mystery of the Manic Street Preachers (Paperback)

Author: Myers, Ben

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A captivating, hauntingly sad story of music, madness, and the Manic Street Preachers, this is a dazzlingly written fictionalized account of the lead singer''s tortured lifeRichard has everything to live for, but it doesn''t feel that way to him--not as long as he has a voice in his head telling him he''d be better off dead. The one thing that might save him is that he''s in an increasingly successful band; but the demons that nag him won''t be persuaded. In February 1995, Richey Edwards checked out of a London hotel instead of flying to the U. S. with the rest of the Manic Street Preachers. There were a few subsequent sightings but then nothing. His body was never found, and he was declared legally dead in November 2008. Now "Richard" tells the story of his life--and disappearance--as he might have told it; set in the 1980s and 1990s, it''s a compelling, tragic account of one man''s battle with his own worst enemy--himself.


Publisher Pan Macmillan
Mfg Part# 9780330517041
SKU 221773084
Format Paperback
ISBN10 033051704X
Release Date 11/1/2011
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0397
Publisher MacMillan UK
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