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The World At My Feet

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Pop icon Sandie Shaw puts her past into context and clarifies her place in the present as she tells with zest, humour and soul-searching honesty of her unprecedented rise to teenage fame and fortune, her plunge into poverty and anonymity, and her successful struggle to climb back again and make her real voice heard. Sandie Shaw was barely 17 by the time she had her first N ...more
Paperback, New Edition, 288 pages
Published June 11th 1992 by Flamingo (first published January 1st 1991)
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Lucy Lang
Sep 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this memoir about how Sandie Shaw burst into the world of music in the 1960s. It was a lively and insightful book with lots of stories about the people she met along the way. A very enjoyable read.
Harry Burnside
May 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I Loved it from start to finish. Admittedly I'm a big Sandie fan and was dumbstruck when I found out that this book existed as it came out about 10 years ago.
It was very entertaining and once I got used to the non linear progress of her story I was hooked.
Interesting to find out the The Paramounts (Gary Brooker/Robin Trower) were her original backing band and Mark E Nevin (Fairground Attraction) played guitar for her at live gigs.
I've see the Paramounts and also Mark E Nevin live but unfortunat
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Vivienne
Oct 25, 2012 rated it it was ok
I am always fascinated by others lives. Was disappointed that I hadn't realised that it was only written up to 1991, but that was my fault.
I wish she had written it inorder instead of jumping back and forward through the years.
Caitlin
Sep 13, 2010 rated it liked it
A decent biography about a popular 1970s English musician. She traveled the world with her pop standards and gave us the song "There's Always Something There To Remind Me," which is better known for its upbeat 80s version.
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