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U2 BY U2 ** Signed By Bono - True First Edition **

U2 Bono , The Edge , Adam Clayton , Larry Mullen

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ISBN 10: 0007196687 / ISBN 13: 9780007196685
Editorial: Harper Collins, NY, 2006
Condición: Very Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Coral Springs, FL, Estados Unidos de America)

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**** This is the true first American edition, first printing (with "FIRST U.S. EDITION" and "10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" stated on the copyright page). ***** This book is SIGNED by Bono on the front endpage. ***** Signed examples of this title are extremely rare. ***** The dust jacket is the true first printing jacket. The dust jacket is not clipped or chipped. ***** Both the book and dust jacket are in VERY FINE condition. ***** This is NOT a book club edition, and NOT an ex-library book. There are NO remainder marks, and NO previous owner's names, bookplates, etc. ***** We guarantee all books we sell, and we offer a prompt refund if you are not completely happy with your purchase! We also inlcude new mylar (clear) dust jacket covers at no additional charge. Thank you! Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Buying and Selling Modern First Editions since 1982). N° de ref. de la librería 1795

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Título: U2 BY U2 ** Signed By Bono - True First ...

Editorial: Harper Collins, NY

Año de publicación: 2006

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Very Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition

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"I always thought the job was to be as great as you could be." -- Bono. This is the story of U2, in their own words and pictures. It is the only authorised, fully comprehensive guide to the biggest band in the world. Told with wit, insight and astonishing candour by the band themselves and manager Paul McGuinness, with pictures from their own archives, 'U2 By U2' allows unprecedented access into the inner life of the greatest rock band of our times. Bad haircuts, worse hangovers, prayer meetings and wild parties, encounters with presidents and popes, intimate accounts of the creation of all their classic songs, it is all here in a beautifully-presented book overseen by the band with the same passion for substance, style and immaculate attention to details familiar from their musical career. "We wore it as a stubborn badge of pride that we weren't prepared to fall into line with every other group and take the fashionable stance of the day. We were uncool because we were hot, we just erupted as a live band." -- The Edge In 1975, four teenagers from Mount Temple School in Dublin gathered in a crowded kitchen to discuss forming a band. The drum kit just about fit into the room, the lead guitarist was playing a homemade guitar, the bassist could barely play at all and nobody wanted to be the singer. Over thirty years later, Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jnr are still together, bound by intense loyalty, passionate idealism and a relentless belief in the power of rock and roll to change the world. "We are trying to pin down something elusive, something that represents where we are, emotionally, physically, spiritually, but is also fresh and exciting. If it is not absolutely the best it can be, then why bother?" -- Adam Clayton "I have read a lot of rubbish about U2. Whenever I see us described in some mythic sense as masters of our own destiny, it makes me laugh. Being in U2 is more like riding a runaway train. We are just ordinary guys, hanging on to this thing for our lives." -- Larry Mullen Jnr

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In 1975, four teenagers from Mount Temple School in Dublin gathered in a crowded kitchen to discuss forming a band. The drum kit just about fit into the room, the lead guitarist was playing a homemade guitar, the bassist could barely play at all and nobody wanted to sing. Over thirty years later, Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. are still together, bound by intense loyalty, passionate idealism and a relentless belief in the power of rock and roll to change the world.


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In a epic journey that has taken them from the clubs of Dublin to the stadiums of the world, U2 have sold over 130 million albums, been number one all over the world, revolutionized live performance, spearheaded political campaigns and made music that defines the age we live in.

From the anarchic days of their Seventies punk origins through their Eighties ascent to superstardom with the epic rock of The Joshua Tree, the dark post-modern ironies of Achtung Baby in the Nineties and their 21st-Century resurgence as rock's biggest and boldest band, this is a tale of faith, love, drama, family, birth, death, survival, conflict, crises, creativity . . . and a lot of laughter.

Told with wit, insight and astonishing candour by the band themselves and manager Paul McGuinness, with pictures from their own archives, U2 by U2 allows unprecedented access into the inner life of the greatest rock band of our times.

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