The Resource Grace Jones : I'll never write my memoirs, as told to Paul Morley., (ebook)

Grace Jones : I'll never write my memoirs, as told to Paul Morley., (ebook)

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Grace Jones : I'll never write my memoirs
Title
Grace Jones
Title remainder
I'll never write my memoirs
Statement of responsibility
as told to Paul Morley.
Title variation
  • I'll never write my memoirs
  • I will never write my memoirs
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Language
eng
Summary
Iconic music and film legend Grace Jones gives an in-depth account of her stellar career, professional and personal life, and the signature look that catapulted her into the stardom stratosphere. Grace Jones, a veritable "triple-threat" as acclaimed actress, singer, and model, has dominated the entertainment industry since her emergence as a model in New York City in 1968. Quickly discovered for her obvious talent and cutting-edge style, Grace signed her first record deal in 1977 and became one of the more unforgettable characters to emerge from the Studio 54 disco scene, releasing the all-time favorite hits, "Pull Up to the Bumper," "Slave to the Rhythm," and "I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect for You)." And with her sexually charged, outrageous live shows in the New York City nightclub circuit, Grace soon earned the title of "Queen of the Gay Discos." But with the dawn of the '80s came a massive anti-disco movement across the US, leading Grace to focus on experimental-based work and put her two-and-a-half-octave voice to good use. It was also around this time that she changed her look to suit the times with a detached, androgynous image. In this first-ever memoir, Grace gives an exclusive look into the transformation to her signature style and discusses how she expanded her musical triumph to success in the acting world, beginning in the 1984 fantasy-action film Conan the Destroyer alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, then the James Bond movie A View to a Kill, and later in Eddie Murphy's Boomerang. Featuring sixteen pages of stunning full-color photographs, Miss Grace Jones takes us on a journey from Grace's religious upbringing in Jamaica to her heyday in Paris and New York in the '70s and '80s, all the way to present-day London, in what promises to be a no holds barred tell-all for the ages
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Morley, Paul
Dewey number
782.42164092
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML420.J664
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Jones, Grace
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  • Jones, Grace
  • Singers
  • Singers
  • Women singers
  • Models (Persons)
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Jamaican Americans
  • Jamaica
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Performing arts
  • Nonfiction
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Grace Jones : I'll never write my memoirs, as told to Paul Morley., (ebook)
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spanish town -- Syracuse, Philadelphia & New York -- Paris -- Disco -- Andy -- Discovery -- Change -- Fight -- One man -- Octopus -- Delay -- Hollywood -- Crash -- The shepherd -- Reason -- Climax -- Issue -- Grand -- Bare -- After
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781476765099
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
94F56C89-8B8D-4CED-852A-FE6A657CC338
System control number
  • ocn912400324
  • (OCoLC)912400324
Label
Grace Jones : I'll never write my memoirs, as told to Paul Morley., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Spanish town -- Syracuse, Philadelphia & New York -- Paris -- Disco -- Andy -- Discovery -- Change -- Fight -- One man -- Octopus -- Delay -- Hollywood -- Crash -- The shepherd -- Reason -- Climax -- Issue -- Grand -- Bare -- After
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476765099
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
94F56C89-8B8D-4CED-852A-FE6A657CC338
System control number
  • ocn912400324
  • (OCoLC)912400324

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