Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway by Cherie Currie

Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway

byCherie Currie

Paperback | March 29, 2011

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In this candid autobiography, Cherie Currie—the original lead singer of ‘70s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways—powerfully recounts her years in the band, her friendship with guitarist Joan Jett, and her struggle with drugs. An intense, behind-the-scenes look at rock music in the gritty, post-glam era, Neon Angel is a must-read for anyone whose heart beats to the rhythm of David Bowie, Suzi Quatro, Nick Gilder, and the Sex Pistols, and for every fan of the movie it inspired: The Runaways, starring Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart as Cherie Currie and Joan Jett.

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Cherie Currie has been described as "the lost daughter of Iggy Pop and Brigitte Bardot." Shortly after the Runaways disbanded, the rock star landed a coveted role in the Jodie Foster movieFoxes, and later went on to appear in a number of other films. Currie is still performing, writing, and acting, and she continues to take on unorthod...

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Title:Neon Angel: A Memoir of a RunawayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.99 inPublished:March 29, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061961361

ISBN - 13:9780061961366

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“Currie is looking forward to giving Neon Angel its second life…the new version, with a foreword by [Joan] Jett, adds the sex, drugs and darkness that were missing from the first edition.”