Take It Like a Man by Boy George
The Autobiography of Boy George

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The personal story of pop star Boy George describes his experiences with Culture Club, including a relationship with drummer Jon Moss, serious heroin addiction, and return to health and reacquired success. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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Boy George continues to make music as a solo artist and is a photographer of note. He is the design vision behind the fashion label B-RUDE. Boy George currently lives in New York.
Published September 1, 1995 by Harpercollins. 500 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography, Education & Reference, Gay & Lesbian, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Culture Club's output, however, is insignificant in the canon of pop music, and Boy George's antics are tame by the standards of both his predecessors (David Bowie, Marc Bolan) and his successors (RuPaul, Madonna).

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The British pop band Culture Club produced a string of mid-1980s hits like ``Do You Really Want to Hurt Me'' and ``Karma Chameleon,'' but the provocative, campy persona of frontman Boy George always attracted more attention than the band's music itself.

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In the midst of a mini-comeback (this book arrives on the heels of his well-received CD Cheapness & Beauty), Boy casts himself as a soulful misfit who made good (hit songs like Karma Chameleon and I'll Tumble 4 Ya) before losing himself—and his career—in a haze of drugs and sex.

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