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The Woman I Was Born to be (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 14/10/2010
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In April 2009, a modest middle-aged woman from a village in Scotland was catapulted to global fame when the YouTube video of her audition for "Britain's Got Talent" touched the hearts of millions all over the world. From singing karaoke in local pubs to live performance with an eighty-piece orchestra in Japan's legendary Budokan arena and a record-breaking debut album, Susan Boyle has become an international superstar. This astonishing transformation has not always been easy for Susan, faced with all the trappings of celebrity, but in the whirlwind of attention and expectation, she has always found calm and clarity in music. Susan was born to sing. Now, for the first time, Susan tells the story of her life and the challenges she has struggled to overcome with faith, fortitude and an unfailing sense of humour. 'When I strutted onto the stage for that audition, I was a scared wee lassie, still grieving for my mother, not caring how I looked. I think I've grown up a lot in the last year, become more of a lady, and I'm not so frightened anymore. I'm telling my story to try and show that you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, that you shouldn't just look at the label - you must look at the whole person, emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually. I hope that it will show that dreams are not impossible, if you've got courage and a willingness to go on no matter what the circumstances.'

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780593066942
Weight: 651 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 33 mm

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“A Must Read”

On April 1, 2009, Susan Boyle's 48th birthday came and went without notice. Susan had no money, there was no party, no cards, no anything. It was just another day.

On April 1, 2010 Susan Boyle stood in the... More

Hardback edition
21st October 2010
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“Susan is becoming the woman she was born to be.”

Susan Boyle's book reads like Susan is in your living room talking with you. It is personal, funny, wise, brave and honest. You're taken first into her childhood world, the world of a large Catholic family... More

Hardback edition
21st October 2010
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“What an excellent read!”

I cannot recommend Susan Boyle's book enough. It is a wonderful, excellent read. In her own voice, Susan allows us to enter her world from the time she was born in Blackburn to the world wide celebrity that, in... More

Hardback edition
24th October 2010
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