Book by book, year by year, the ultimate literary trip through Bowie’s greatest decade.
This special edition is limited to just 500 copies. It is the first in a series of Bowie Odyssey collector's editions. It is the only way to acquire the book in hardback and it features a special alternative cover.
He starts the decade a teenage pop idol. But the one-hit wonder who sang 'Space Oddity' is still very far from becoming the star who will one day define the 1970s. Not when he still has a band to find, a manager to sack, a mentally ill brother to save, a wife to marry and a rival called Marc Bolan to beat. Not when David Bowie still has no idea who or what David Bowie is.
Starting at the beginning of Bowie's incredible ten-year odyssey changing the course of pop music, Simon Goddard's bold and expressionistic biography weaves time, space, rock'n'roll and social history to relive Bowie's 1970 moment by vivid moment.
This special hardback edition with an alternate cover is part of a collector's series and is it is limited to just 500 copies.
'Goddard puts Bowie directly in context of current events to great effect ... Very highly recommended.' Shindig!
'Bowieology is brought to life in brilliant inspection of one year ... this tremendously imaginative, truly riveting read finds a way to zoom in and extrapolate out ... as gripping as fiction ... God knows, this is good' Classic Rock
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Publication Date: 22.10.20
Extent: 192 pages