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MY LIFE IN FULL
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Johnny Come Home
Jake Arnott
Jonny Geller
Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Sceptre
Page Extent : 288
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340818596
Price : 699

About the book
It's 1972 and as the dreams of the sixties give way to anger and political unrest, the charismatic anarchist Declan O'Connell commits suicide, leaving his boyfriend Pearson and fellow squatter Nina to try to make sense of what has happened. Enter Sweet Thing, a streetwise rent boy, who has an uncanny hold over glam rock star Johnny Chrome; and in the wings lurks Detective Sergeant Walker of the newly formed Bomb Squad, who knows more about O'Connell than anyone ever suspected. The course of all their lives is about to change forever - for better and for worse. In this taut, powerful novel, Jake Arnott portrays four people searching for a sense of identity, their emotional and sexual turmoil mirrored by the turbulence of the times. Bringing that era vividly to life, he captures the mood of Britain at a turning point in history.

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Jake Arnott
Jake Arnott was born in Buckinghamshire in 1961. He has worked as a labourer, a mortuary technician, a theatrical agent's assistant, an artist's life model and a sign language interpreter as well as e...(+)
Jonny Geller
Jake Arnott lives in London. His first novel, THE LONG FIRM, was published by Sceptre in 1999 to huge public and critical acclaim. HE KILLS COPPERS and TRUECRIME followed to equal acclaim in 2001 and...(+)