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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (517 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Chris Evans Narrator: Chris Evans Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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'This book will be a story like no other because this will not be a story about a life rather a story about a search for a life.'
Chris Evans

The story of how one council estate lad made good, really very good, and survived - just about - to tell the tale....

Chris Evans' extraordinary career has seen him become one of the country's most successful broadcasters and producers and a well-known face in his own right. From his early years on Manchester's Piccadilly radio to Don't Forget Your Toothbrush, The Big Breakfast, and TFI Friday for Channel 4, Chris changed the TV landscape during the '90s. And on BBC Radio 1's Breakfast show and as owner of Virgin Radio, he ushered in the age of the celebrity DJ. His relentless pursuit of success and subversive style were his trademarks.

But then the 'Chris Evans show' and Chris Evans' life became frighteningly interchangeable. The more outlandish the antics, whether on or off screen or air, the better. The celebrity girlfriends and the nights out drinking. Rolling into work late with 7m listeners waiting. For someone who took such pride in his work, what had happened? The country loved him, but what did Chris love? He'd achieved more than any kid who'd left school at 16 with a couple of O'Levels could have dreamed of. So why wasn't he happy?

Chris Evans' autobiography will be an honest and revealing story of how a boy from a Warrington council estate who started work at 13 and held down 20 different jobs by the time he left school became the most widely acclaimed broadcaster of his generation.

From the early death of his father that literally set him to work, to his brief and much publicised marriage to Billie Piper, he will talk frankly about the highs and lows of his, at times, turbulent career and how his drive to succeed impacted his personal life. This will be a fascinating and surprising life story from one of Britain's brightest and boldest pe... Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Nicola | 2/8/2014

    " Read in 2 goes..easily readable..like him a lot more now I've read this. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Martin Sidgreaves | 2/1/2014

    " Entertaining read..... just ordered the sequal! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Debbie | 1/31/2014

    " This was so easy to read. Chris Evans writes very well and he is very honest about his rise and fall. It really is worth the read "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Gill | 1/29/2014

    " Good. I'm a fan of this DJ and listen to his breakfast show in the UK on a regular basis. "

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