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  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407005317
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

Anne's Song




Behind the fairtyale success of the The Nolan Sisters, lay a very different kind of story...

The Nolan Sisters swung with Sinatra, sang at the Royal Variety Performance and toured the world to crowds of adoring fans.They were one of the first superstar girl groups.But darkness lurked behind their glamorous, spotless public image.As the eldest Nolan sister, Anne Nolan's life appeared exciting and glamorous - a dream come true for any young singer. Surrounded by a bevy of loving sisters, two protective brothers and parents who wanted to see their children succeed, how could Anne Nolan's childhood have been anything but idyllic?And yet behind the fairytale script, behind the fame and glitz, lay hidden dark family secrets that have, until now, never been told. What drove a wedge between the sisters?Anne's story begins in Dublin and moves to the club scene of Blackpool, the scenes of a secret life - one that had to remain hidden, one of fear and pain that has cast a terrible shadow over her entire life. Finally, after decades of silence, Anne Nolan reveals the brutal truth behind the Nolans' carefully cultivated image in this startling and gripping autobiography.

  • Published: 1 September 2010
  • ISBN: 9781407005317
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 304

About the author

Anne Nolan

Anne Nolan was born in Dublin in 1950, the eldest of eight children. The family moved from Dublin to Blackpool in 1961 shortly after which they started to tour as The Singing Nolans. Later The Nolan Sisters went on to achieve massive chart success with hits like 'I'm In The Mood For Dancing' which became a success all over the world. Anne does a lot fo work for the Alzheimer's Society after her mum passed away with the illness and in 2011 she released her debut solo album Just One Voice.

Praise for Anne's Song

Glitz, glamour and harsh reality make this a compelling read

Candis

The darkness at the heart of the book, and the grim reality of post-Nolans life on the dole, is offset by Anne's lack of self-pity and indomitable spirit

Choice Magazine

Sensational

The Mail on Sunday

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