The Sharper Word
A Mod Anthology
By (author) Paolo Hewitt
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Sharper Word by Paolo Hewitt
Book DescriptionThe celebrated former NME scribe and acclaimed biographer of Steve Marriot, The Jam and Oasis - Paolo Hewitt - collects original writing on the peculiarly British cult of Mod. He documents the clothes, music, clubs, drugs and faces behind one of the most misunderstood and enduring cultural movements. Includes hard to find pieces by Tom Wolfe, bestselling novelist Tony Parsons, Poet Laureate Andrew Motion and disgraced Tory grandee Jonathan Aitken. 'An unparalleled view of the world-conquering British youth cult.' - The Guardian
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781900924887
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Helter Skelter Publishing
Publisher: Helter Skelter Publishing
Publish Date: 7-May-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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But We All Shine on, Paperback (October 2014)
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Author Biography - Paolo Hewitt
Paolo Hewitt is a writer, broadcaster and journalist whose other books include biographies of Steve Marriott, The Jam, Oasis and Paul Weller.
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