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By: Jen Jewel Brown,Tina Hutchence
Narrated by: Tina Hutchence
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The life and death of the legendary lead singer of INXS, as remembered by his sister Tina. 

He died at only 37, but his fans are legion. INXS singer/songwriter Michael Hutchence was the celebrated front man of a band that was the biggest in the world. 

Michael's big sister, Tina, adored him from the start. From a 12-year-old holding him in her arms as a newborn, to being his teenage nanny, Tina remained Michael's trusted confidante until his sudden death. 

Tina's intimate and detailed telling of her brother's story - from faltering teenager with a lisp to raging rock star - blazes with love and adventure and includes the acquired brain injury that changed everything for Michael; the risky schemes that saw him named in the Paradise Papers expose of 2017; his secret philanthropy in support of East Timor; and his bliss at the birth of his only child, Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily. 

'My brother roamed the world with a book in his hand and one in his suitcase,' Tina writes, and throughout Michael a paper trail of the literature he loved gives clues to the man many see as an enigma. 

A cry from the heart celebrating the 'lost boy of INXS', Michael Hutchence, this personal and heartfelt biography reveals the incredible roller-coaster life of Australia's most enduring superstar and shares the private moments of an adored brother, son and father.

©2018 Tina Hutchence and Jen Jewel Brown (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

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  • Anthony Dilone
  • 19-10-22

Hi Tina

I really enjoyed the audio book, I did not know about the skull fracture, I jumped where I was sitting when that part came up. From skull fracture to death, short 5 years. I’m in the medical field. I understand personality change occurs as a major side effect. Anyway, thank you for sharing your views of your brothers life with the world.

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