Before you judge me: the triumph and tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days

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A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's death.Michael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially fragile and almost--ultimately--unable to live.With the insight and compassion that he brought to his bestselling telling of Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year, Tavis Smiley provides a glimpse into the superstar's life in this emotional, honest, yet celebratory book. Listeners will witness Jackson's campaign to recharge his career--hiring and firing managers and advisors, turning to and away from family members, fighting depression and drug dependency--while his one goal remained: to mount the most spectacular series of shows the world had ever seen. Before You Judge Me is a humanizing look at Jackson's last days.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Biographies, Jackson, Michael, -- 1958-2009, Jackson, Michael, -- 1958-2009 -- Death and burial, Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography, Singers -- United States -- Biography
title_display Before you judge me : the triumph and tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days
title_full Before You Judge Me The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days, Before you judge me : the triumph and tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days / Tavis Smiley and David Ritz, Before you judge me [sound recording] : the triumph and tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days / Tavis Smiley, David Ritz
title_short Before you judge me :
title_sub the triumph and tragedy of Michael Jackson's last days
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Death and burial, Jackson, Michael, Nonfiction, Performing Arts, Rock musicians, Singers