The Meaning of Mariah Carey (Hardback)
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The Meaning of Mariah Carey (Hardback)

The Meaning of Mariah Carey (Hardback)

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Hardback 368 Pages / Published: 29/09/2020
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The pop megastar’s remarkable life in her own candid, searchingly honest words, The Meaning of Mariah Carey soars from troubled childhood to international fame.

It took me a lifetime to have the courage and the clarity to write my memoir. I want to tell the story of the moments - the ups and downs, the triumphs and traumas, the debacles and the dreams, that contributed to the person I am today. Though there have been countless stories about me throughout my career and very public personal life, it’s been impossible to communicate the complexities and depths of my experience in any single magazine article or a ten-minute television interview. And even then, my words were filtered through someone else’s lens, largely satisfying someone else’s assignment to define me.

This book is composed of my memories, my mishaps, my struggles, my survival and my songs. Unfiltered. I went deep into my childhood and gave the scared little girl inside of me a big voice. I let the abandoned and ambitious adolescent have her say, and the betrayed and triumphant woman I became tell her side.

Writing this memoir was incredibly hard, humbling and healing. My sincere hope is that you are moved to a new understanding, not only about me, but also about the resilience of the human spirit.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781529038958
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 618 g
Dimensions: 241 x 162 x 37 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Captivating . . . Carey recounts many of the worst parts of her life with a deadpan, self-aware wit . . . a carefully pieced together self-portrait of one of this generations most fascinatingly idiosyncratic, frequently misunderstood artists * Guardian *
A perfectly pitched modern pop autobiography, addressing tough, timely issues of racism, sexism, power and trauma with humanity and candour . . . With The Meaning of Mariah Carey, she proves once again that she is what she has always wanted to be: a class act * Sunday Times *
Blistering * Daily Mail *
It is all quite wonderful * The Times *
Carey's memoir is an incisive, entertaining, and impressively well-written account of her road from poverty and obscurity to superstardom * New Yorker *
Mariah Carey's memoir is her best performance yet * Los Angeles Times *
The Meaning of Mariah Carey is an instant classic of pop diva lit * Rolling Stone *
Page-turning . . . A wholly entertaining tale of a woman who made a harmony out of the discordant elements of her life -- Time magazine
Mariah Carey's new book makes it official: We are in the golden age of the celebrity memoir * New York Post *

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“Miami’s Honest Truth”

Fascinating insight into the life of Mariah. Lambily have been waiting forever for this

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“Fantastic”

This autobiography was more than I could of imagined. After following Mariah’s career for many years, and knowing she has always been very keen to keep her private life hidden away, and definitely unwilling to talk... More

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“What we’ve been waiting for!!”

I, being a dedicated Lamb for life, am well aware of the GENIUS that is Mariah Carey and her songwriting skills. However I am still in awe at how well this memoir was written! It gives you everything and more!! Even... More

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