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Marilyn Manson

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For the public, the triumph of Marilyn Manson happened in the blink of an eye, beginning with the debut of their 1994 "Album Portrait of an American Family", an event which led to a cover on "Rolling Stone" and the group's MTV smash "Sweet Dreams". This biography offers an all-encompassing look at the success of this controversial band.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 15th 1998 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Kitt-e-kat
Dec 28, 2009 Kitt-e-kat rated it liked it
I read Marilyn Manson's autobiography & this book seems acurate about Marilyn Manson himself, I like that this book gets more into the business of the group about the other members of the group and details about them making their first three albums. It doesn't get into sex and drugs problems they had so you'll have to read his autobiography for all that stuff. This book doesn't really go into about his childhood and life either. ALot of facts taken from Magazine articles and interviews. But ...more
Linden
Feb 15, 2017 Linden rated it really liked it
Given that this was the "unauthorized" biography, I wondered if the content was going to be particularly critical of Manson. Instead, I discovered what felt to be a fairly balanced and realistic picture of a person. Following the ups and downs of the rock scene, the challenges of turning personal philosophy into something marketable, and navigating personal relationships. Marilyn Manson is depicted as neither a good guy that's just misunderstood nor a villain to be reviled.

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Chris Chaos
Oct 10, 2016 Chris Chaos rated it it was amazing
Great book that is slightly different than the rest and provides a different viewpoint than is usually talked about.
Katelyn Phillis
Nov 29, 2012 Katelyn Phillis rated it really liked it
While this book did provide information that Manson had overlooked in his auto-biography, I feel that the author allowing Daisy to provide his insight created a lot of biased throughout the book. While what he was saying could have been true, it might also have been exaggerated due to his harsh feelings towards the band.
Moemoe
Dec 02, 2010 Moemoe rated it it was amazing
i loved this book i use to be very big in him and i whanted to know every thing there is on him and the band i would recmend it if your a fan and ya'll wanna no more on the band
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