Wham! George & Me

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Publisher's Synopsis

Celebrate 40 years of WHAM! with the Sunday Times bestseller from one half of the world's most famous bands

'I couldn't put it down. Such a fantastic book'
Chris Evans, Virgin Radio

School mates. Band mates. Soul mates . . .

When Andrew Ridgley took George Michael, the new boy at school, under his wing, he discovered a soul mate.

In Wham! George and Me, Andrew tells the story of how they rode a rollercoaster of success around the world while making iconic records and surviving superstardom with their friendship intact. It is a memoir of love, music, the flamboyant 1980s and living in a pop hurricane.

No one else can ever tell their story - because no one else was there . . .

Forty years on from their explosion into pop music, Andrew Ridgeley tells the inside story of Wham!, his life-long friendship with George Michael and the formation of a band that changed music.

'A joyous celebration of the Wham! years. For anyone who was a teenager in the early 1980s, it will take you on a nostalgia trip. It's an honest but affectionate account of a remarkable duo who remained true to their origins and their friendship throughout it all'
Daily Express

'As infectious as their music'
Daily Mirror

'A remarkably generous memoir. In more than one sense, the biography of a friend'

'A great story'
Saturday Live, Radio 4

'A lovely book. A love letter to George'
Graham Norton, BBC One

'Charming, heartfelt . . . there's a real poignancy to Ridgeley's description of Wham!'s glory days'
Sunday Times

Book information

ISBN: 9780241385821
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 782.421640922
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 351 , 24 unnumbered of plates
Weight: 330g
Height: 129mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 30mm