My Amy: The Life We Shared

August 17, 2021|
My Amy: The Life We Shared by Tyler James
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Written with a searing honesty and published for the tenth anniversary of Amy Winehouse''s death, My Amy is an evocative portrait of unbreakable lifelong friendship, and a devastating study into fame, addiction and self-sabotage. Only one person knows what really happened to Amy, other than Amy herself. He is Tyler James, Amy''s best friend from the age of thirteen. They met at stage school as two insecure outsiders, formed an instant connection and lived together from their late teenage years right up until the day she died at age twenty-seven. Tyler was there by her side through it all. From their carefree early years touring together to the creation of the multiple Grammy-winning Back To Black, which she wrote on their kitchen floor. From her volatile marriage to Blake Fielder-Civil through her escalating addictions, self-harm and eating disorders as the toxic nature of fame warped Amy''s reality. For the last three years of her life, Tyler was with her every day when she''d beaten drugs and was close to beating alcoholism too. He also knew better than anyone the real Amy Winehouse who the tabloid-reading public rarely saw - the hilarious, uncompromising force-of-nature busy taking care of everyone else. We all think we know what happened to Amy Winehouse, but we don''t. This definitive insider''s story tells us all, finally, the truth.
Tyler James grew up in the East End of London and met Amy Winehouse at the Sylvia Young Theatre School. He became a singer/songwriter and was signed to Island Records in 2003. By early 2009, after many chaotic years for both himself and Amy, he successfully overcame severe addiction problems of his own. Today, he lives and farms in Ire...
Title:My Amy: The Life We Shared
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9.24 X 6.37 X 1.29 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.24 X 6.37 X 1.29 in
Published:August 17, 2021
Publisher:Pan Macmillan
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781529042153

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