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Survivors

4.16  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Four sisters, four very different characters. Yet as Bernie battles to survive breast cancer, Coleen, Linda and Maureen are there for her, as they always have been. They've certainly had some shocking family feuds but they've also laughed together and cried. Now they describe growing up in their Irish family, performing on stage as children and living with a father who cou ...more
Kindle Edition, 352 pages
Published (first published April 15th 2011)
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Caz Binnie
Mar 20, 2017 Caz Binnie rated it it was amazing
Brilliant story of great Girls

Fantastic book about very strong women. So sad that Bernie lost her life.it's a book that'll. Have you laughing then crying . I felt so sad for Anne ,Denise & Bernie especially
Sue1958
Jan 12, 2013 Sue1958 rated it it was amazing
I really good read! each chapter is told by a different member of the family and they all interconnect with each other.

I hadn't realized so much sadness had to be endured by these different sisters, three of them having breast cancer and having to fight it. And one loosing her husband in death, its a bit of a fun read and also a tear jerker in parts of their lives. I really got into each sisters head and how each of them felt about things.

Its even touched on the relationships that went wrong b
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Kim
Oct 15, 2011 Kim rated it really liked it
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I love autobiographies and this one unusally is written by four of the Nolan sisters. It was interesting to get each sisters perspective on their early career, their reforming and tour and the split in the family. They had been performing since they were tiny- and the elder sisters led a very sheltered life. The younger sisters had more freedom- but still performed in smoky working mens clubs until the early hours.


It also follows several traumatic times in the family- including the fight to beat
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Gillian
Apr 07, 2015 Gillian rated it it was amazing
Excellent book. Highly recommended and a must read especially for Nolans fans. Each chapter is written by a different member of the groups which makes it so unique. Would like to have seen more about their careers as this focuses on their personal lives. Great read.
Elaine Dale
Bit sad as at the end Bernie thought she had won her battle with cancer but as we all know now that wasn't to be
Naomi
Dec 26, 2015 Naomi rated it it was amazing
Amazing

I love the Nolans and this book for me is just amazing, the truly are the most amazing survivors in their own ways!
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