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Summary

The celebrated story of how Marshall Mathers went from school and low-paid jobs in his native Detroit to global superstardom, rehab and comeback. Nick Hasted’s revealing account also looks back at Eminem's most important relationships -with his mother, his teenage soul-mate Kim Scott, producer Dr. Dre and The Bass Brothers who guided and inspired him from the age of fourteen.

©2003 Omnibus Press (P)2014 Talking Music

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Great in depth listen

An insightful listen and some revealing truths about Eminem and his background. Really enjoyed it.

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A very interesting insight into his life and work

Would recommend for anyone who looks to find out more about E amazing beautiful insightful

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Great insight, loved it

Amazing book about my favorite artist, really enjoyed it and listened to it all over one weekend

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it's deep

this book takes a deep dive in to the emeim and tells it how it really is

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not the best listing

very slow start and quite boring
would not recommend had higher expectations of the story

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brilliant story!!

loved it..im definitely a hard-core stan..im 30 years old and have listened to him since 2000..the facts in this were on point..brilliant narration

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from DAVE B.

it will give you a different understanding of the rap God to be brought up in school like that moving around WOW I thought that I know everything about Eminem but this books will reely open your mind from DAVE.B

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great listen good insite in to his life amazing

amazing talent how to come from nothing great listen didn't when to stop listening great work

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  • Absinthe
  • 10-12-15

En-n-me

Much of the story comes from television and magazine interviews. It's a good starting source for anyone interested in learning about what others have written about Eminem and not necessarily Marshall Mathews.

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  • James Buckley
  • 22-06-21

Awesome

Was a very informative and interesting book. A must listen for any fans of Eminem.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-08-20

A deeper informative look into the life of the entertainer many have grown to love.

As a fan that has followed Eminem for a long time I got to learn about sides of the artist I hadn’t heard anywhere else , the man behind the mask & the many struggles he went to get to where he is at. A inspiration to all artist musicians & everyday people alike.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-08-20

sucks

it sucks I barely got through any of it and whoever's wrote is just an eminem hater

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  • simon
  • 18-02-17

Offers alot of detail into Eminems meaningful life

Loved it all the way through. Such a great person to look up to even with all of the in appropriate albums.

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