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Clapton

By Clapton, Eric




"I found a pattern in my behavior that had been repeating itself for years, decades even. Bad choices were my specialty, and if something honest and decent came along, I would shun it or run the other way."With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton tells the story of his eventful and inspiring life in this poignant and honest autobiography. More than a rock star, he is an icon, a living embodiment of the history of rock music. Well known for his reserve in a profession marked by self-promotion, flamboyance, and spin, he now chronicles, for the first time, his remarkable personal and professional journeys. Born illegitimate in 1945 and raised by his grandparents, Eric never knew his father and, until the age of nine, believed his actual mother to be his sister. In his early teens his solace was the guitar, and his incredible talent would make him a cult hero in the clubs of Britain and inspire devoted fans to scrawl "Clapton is God" on the walls of London's Underground. With the formation of Cream, the world's first supergroup, he became a worldwide superstar, but conflicting personalities tore the band apart within two years. His stints in Blind Faith, in Delaney and Bonnie and Friends, and in Derek and the Dominos were also short-lived but yielded some of the most enduring songs in history, including the classic "Layla." During the late sixties he played as a guest with Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan, as well as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and longtime friend George Harrison. It was while working with the latter that he fell for George's wife, Pattie Boyd, a seemingly unrequited love that led him to the depths of despair, self-imposed seclusion, and drug addiction. By the early seventies he had overcome his addiction and released the bestselling album 461 Ocean Boulevard, with its massive hit "I Shot the Sheriff." He followed that with the platinum album Slowhand, which included "Wonderful Tonight," the touching love song to Pattie, whom he finally married at the end of 1979. A short time later, however, Eric had replaced heroin with alcohol as his preferred vice, following a pattern of behavior that not only was detrimental to his music but contributed to the eventual breakup of his marriage. In the eighties he would battle and begin his recovery from alcoholism and become a father. But just as his life was coming together, he was struck by a terrible blow: His beloved four-year-old son, Conor, died in a freak accident. At an earlier time Eric might have coped with this tragedy by fleeing into a world of addiction. But now a much stronger man, he took refuge in music, responding with the achingly beautiful "Tears in Heaven."Clapton is the powerfully written story of a survivor, a man who has achieved the pinnacle of success despite extraordinary demons. It is one of the most compelling memoirs of our time.


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New York: Broadway Publishing Company. 2007. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 038551851X . Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Upward creasing to upper and lower edges of front and rear panels. Sticker residue to front panel. ; 9.37 X 6.46 X 1.18 inches; 352 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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New York: Broadway. 2007. Tenth Printing. Hardcover. 038551851X . Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Sticker residue to rear panel with scuffing. ; 9.37 X 6.46 X 1.18 inches; 352 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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New York: Broadway Books, 2007. Full numberline; unclipped DJ. First Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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New York: Broadway Books, 2008. Reprint Edition . Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very good black red trade paperback. Light wear, creasing, clean interior. (2008), 12mo, [5], vi, [4], 5-345pp. [1], illustrations ; 21 cm. "The legendary guitarist recounts the story of his life and his career, recalling his work with the Yardbirds, Cream, and as a solo artist; years of drug and alcohol abuse; failed marriage to Patti Boyd; and the accidental death of his young son." oclc

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Eric Clapton

New York: Broadway Books, 2007. A 343 page autobiography of the reknowned rock musician. Photo illustrated. It is a very fine hardcover in a very fine dust jacket. Later printing. New and unread.. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Fine/Very Fine.

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CLAPTON, ERIC

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Clapton, Eric

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Clapton, Eric

Broadway Books, 2007 Illus. by Jul0809;. Hard cover. New. New in new dust jacket. Entirely AS NEW; No marks, no bumps, no creases. Probably never used. Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 343 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Jul0809; 1950-1999; 21st Century; Biography & Autobiography; Clapton, Eric; Composers & Musicians; Personal Memoirs; Rock musicians-England.

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New York: Broadway Books, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. pp. 343, ""Readers hoping for sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll won't be disappointed by the legendary guitarist's autobiography. As he retraces every step of his career, from the early stints with the Yardbirds and Cream to his solo successes, Clapton also devotes copious detail to his drug and alcohol addictions, particularly how they…

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ERIC CLAPTON

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New York: Broadway Books. Hardcover. 2007. 1st Edition. 8vo 343pp . Fine in Fine DJ. B&W Photographs. Autobiography of a famous British rock musician .

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Clapton, Eric

New York: Broadway Books, 2007. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. NY: Broadway Books, c2007. 343pp., index, black and white photographs. 8vo. Fine hardcover in near fine d/j.

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Broadway, 2007. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. edge wear, small crease to jacket along top edge of inside front flap. no remainder mark.

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Broadway Books, 2007. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Brief summary of content available upon request by e-mail.

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Clapton, Eric

Broadway Books, 2008-05-27. Paperback. Very Good. Very Good Condition, Book is very clean. Crisp pages. Tight binding. FIRST EDITION. Good reading copy. Slight shelf wear on cover. Creased Binding. - All products inspected inside and out and shipped by USPS with a tracking number! I highly suggest that you choose expedited shipping. For a small fee you get priority shipping, insurance and a padded envelope for the best protection.

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Broadway Books, 2007. First Trade Paperback Edition. Trade Paperback. Good +. Brief summary of content available upon request by e-mail.

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Crown Archetype, 2007-10-09. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Stated First edition, first printing, full number line starting with "1". Dust jacket intact and in good condition with minor wear. Text block is clean, bright and tight, no markings, corner creases or other defects noted. Unconditional money back guarantee.

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Broadway Books, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. As New/as new. As new in dust jacket. First edition/printing. Hardcover. 343 pp. with index. Illustrated. Autobiography of rock music icon Eric Clapton. With striking intimacy and candor, Claption tells the story of his life from his youth in England where he was raised by his grandparents (until age nine he believed his mother was actually his sister), his emergence as a cult icon in the clubs of Britain, the formation of the band Cream, and subsequent stints in the 1960s playing with Hendrix, The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and George Harrison. In the 70's he became drug addicted, in the 80s, sfter beating the drug habit, an alcoholic. As his life was coming together, he lost his four year old son in a household accident.

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