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Working Class Boy by Jimmy Barnes
"Giving this 5 stars for sheer, raw honesty rather than technique. Jimmy is not an author and it shows in the sometimes jumbled nature of this book. He wrote that it took a year for him to sort through all the stories and you can sense how catharti..." Read more of this review »
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"This is an astonishing autobiography of a desperate childhood and adolescence, fuelled by alcohol, drugs, sex and violence. It’s a miracle Jimmy and his siblings lived through it. But survive they did, a testament to the enduring and brave human s..." Read more of this review »
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"This book went straight to my favourites list. no hesitation.

A raw, touching, sad and engaging memoir by a legend in the music industry. I grew up with Cold Chisel and Jimmy Barnes music. The music and lyrics are a part of my childhood and are att..." Read more of this review »
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