Meat Loaf, to hell and back. An autobiography.

LOAF, MEAT & DAVID DALTON.

ISBN 10: 0060988762 / ISBN 13: 9780060988760
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New York, Harper Collins Publishers, 1999. Richly illustrated with photographs. With dustjacket. Hardbound. 8vo. 290 pp. (A very good copy). Marvin Lee Aday was shunned in childhood for being overweight and nicknamed "Meat Loaf". Little did his tormenters know that someday this misfit would become a rock star and record the third bestselling album of all time. Now, Meat Loaf tells the life story of his triumph over adversity. Illustrated with dozens of never-before-seen photo (booknr: 8267). Buchnummer des Verkäufers

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Meat Loaf was rock music's unlikeliest success: a 300-pound white artist signed to Motown records.  He boostrapped his way out of hell, fleeing an abusive past, overcoming the scorn and skepticism of nearly everyone, and--through raw determination--he beat all odds and conquered the world.

Twice.

To Hell and Back is his story.

Rezension: Who'd have guessed that the man credited with bringing rock & roll to a whole new level of garishness would pen such a vastly entertaining, funny, touching, and plainspoken autobiography? But Meat Loaf (christened Marvin Lee Aday) and coauthor David Dalton succeed by skillfully modifying the tongue-in-cheek hyperbole and the bombastic befuddlement of the man's Wagner-crossed-with-the- Shangri-Las music to fit the printed page. Meat Loaf grew up in Dallas, Texas, the son of a schoolteacher (she penned a locally popular textbook on Communism) and an alcoholic cop (who happened to be an acquaintance of Jack Ruby). Meat--he earned the nickname early on--got in touch with his theatrical side as a teen and was soon off on his haphazard way, stumbling from misadventure to misadventure, and taking more than his fair share of knocks along the way. (Literally--he's suffered 17 concussions thus far, which provide an oddly effective narrative device.) He lurched into the middle of the JFK assassination scene, picked up a hitchhiking Charlie Manson, earned a part in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and recorded one of the most successful albums of the '70s, Bat out of Hell. His ample fame inevitably tied to his ample frame, Meat Loaf quickly became something of an amped-up Fatty Arbuckle. Then came the colossal excesses and flop follow-ups, capped by a rebound called--you guessed it-- Bat out of Hell II: Back into Hell. Yes, it's a familiar framework, but the telling of Meat Loaf's rise, fall, and recovery is never anything less than fresh and absorbing. --Steven Stolder

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Verlag: London, Virgin Books (1999)
ISBN 10: 1852278803 ISBN 13: 9781852278809
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Buchbeschreibung London, Virgin Books, 1999. Groß-8°. 24 cm. 285 Seiten. Original-Pappband, gebunden mit Original-Schutzumschlag. 1. Auflage. Englischsprachige Ausgabe. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. First edition. English language edition. Original hardcover with dust jacket. With many illustrations. Nearly fine copy. Artikel-Nr. 8840DB

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