The story of how one council estate lad made good, really very good, and survived – just about – to tell the tale…
Chris Evans’s extraordinary career has seen him become one of the country’s most successful broadcasters and producers. From The Big Breakfast to Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush and TFI Friday, Chris changed the TV landscape during the ‘90s; and on Manchester’s Piccadilly Radio, BBC Radio 1’s Breakfast show and as owner of Virgin Radio he ushered in the age of the celebrity DJ.
But this is only part of the Chris Evans story. In this witty and energetically written autobiography, Chris describes the experiences that shaped the boy and created the man who would go on to carve out such a dazzlingly brilliant career. Born on a dreary council estate in Warrington and determined to escape, Chris started out as the best newspaper boy on the block, armed with no more than a little silver Binatone radio that he would take to the newsagents each day and through which he would develop a life-long and passionate love affair with the music and voices that emerged.
From paperboy to media mogul, It’s Not What You Think isn’t what you think - it’s the real story beyond the glare of the media spotlight from one of this country’s brightest and boldest personalities.
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Mild shelf wear to cover, reflected in price. The insane story of one fresh faced DJ turned media mogul, paparazzi magnet and all around celebrity... A fun, candid look at one mans insane journey through stardom. (bio)Review:
‘An eye-opening read’, OK Magazine
‘It is as an autobiographer that Chris Evans finally seems to have grown up’, The Observer
‘Full to the brim with fantastic anecdotes’, Heat
‘A critic confounding mea culpa of a memoir’, The Guardian
‘The guy can spin a yarn as long as long as the M1 and as colourful as his hair’, Now Magazine
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Book Description Harpercollins Publishers, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 352 pages. 9.50x6.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0007327218
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007327218
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007327218
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007327218