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Books by David Nolan

  • Emma Watson - the Biography

    David Nolan

    Product Code: BWTCW
    Paperback
    She's Hollywood's highest-paid female star with millions of fans all over the world and she's barely out of her teens. Emma Watson's life has been an incredible story, one in which a girl whose parents divorced when she was very young ended up finding stability on a film set among the cast and crew of the Harry Potter movies. A film set that became her home for the next ten years. Like her fellow stars of the franchise, she has had to live her early years out in public. As a nine-year-old, she had never acted professionally before she was cast as Hermione Granger - the character that author JK Rowling based on herself. These days Emma Watson has grown up to be a sleek, international star dealing with being part of a global phenomenon that shows no sign of diminishing even as it reaches its story's end. As much at home at a fashion show as she is at a film premiere, Emma Watson's every utterance is news - even her hairstyle makes headlines around the world. She's already been the face of Burberry and her passion for fashion runs very deep.
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  • George Michael

    David Nolan

    Product Code: AXGFU
    Hardback
    On Christmas Day in 2016 the world mourned the passing of a hugely talented artist with a beautiful, soulful voice. George Michael was a pop star with a social conscience who did a lot of work for charity and to further the cause of sexual rights and education. Michael shot to fame as part of the ultimate 80s pop duo Wham! and remained in the spotlight - for better and worse - until the end of 2016. Wham! split but Michael enjoyed a hugely successful solo career, working with some of the biggest names in music. He was sometimes controversial, and he fell foul of the law on a number of occasions, but he will be remembered for ever for his music and charitable work. His most famous songs were with Wham! and as a solo artist, and he collaborated with such musical royalty as Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Band Aid, Queen, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Paul McCartney and Beyonce - and more.
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  • I Swear I Was There

    David Nolan

    Product Code: AUDLF
    Paperback
    On 4 June 1976, four young men took to the tiny stage of the Lesser Free Trade Hall in Manchester. The noise they made changed everything...The NME named it as the most important gig of all time. When the Sex Pistols played Manchester in '76 they set off a series of musical detonations that are still being felt today. Despite thousands claiming they were in attendance, only a handful of people were actually there - but those that were went on to form bands including The Smiths, Buzzcocks, Joy Division, New Order and The Fall. They kick-started the Manchester music scene, created Factory Records and laid the foundations for the world-famous Hacienda nightclub. Forty years on, music journalist David Nolan tells the true story of that legendary gig, plus the Pistols' follow up performance and the band's first ever TV appearance at Manchester's Granada TV a few weeks later. The question has truly become one of rock 'n' roll's greatest mysteries: Who really saw the Sex Pistols at the Lesser Free Trade Hall in 1976? So how does David Nolan finally solve it? By trying to track down the whole audience!In an updated edition comprised of extensive interviews with key players and audience members, and featuring previously unpublished photos, I Swear I Was There is the true story of the electrifying gig that changed the music scene forever.
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  • Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil

    David Nolan

    Product Code: AOHFZ
    Paperback
    Tell The Truth and Shame The Devil tells the inside story of the biggest historic sex abuse case ever mounted by Greater Manchester Police - the investigation into the systematic abuse of boys at St Ambrose College in Hale Barns by chemistry teacher and church deacon Alan Morris. Author David Nolan was one of Morris's victims and was given unprecedented access to detectives investigating the case. Nolan was there every step of the way, not only experiencing the brutal regime of the school in the 1970s but also seeing every twist and turn of the case unfold at first hand. He's even given the opportunity to confront Morris 35 years on from his abusive reign at the school. Will he take it? Jimmy Savile...Rolf Harris...the Westminster sex abuse conspiracy...newspaper headlines have been crammed with historic abuse cases. But what really goes on inside such an investigation? How do officers deal with the raw emotions of the victims - not to mention their own revulsion at the crimes? Especially when they uncover a darker secret at the school - stories of even more horrific abuse that have remained hidden for decades.David Nolan takes you on a journey inside the dark heart of an historic abuse case - there's never been a real-life crime story like it.
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