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Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days (Audio CD) (Unabridged)
Before You Judge Me The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days - Audio CD - Unabridged Author:Tavis Smiley, David Ritz, Leo Coltrane (Narrator) A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's death. Michael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially fragile and almost--ultimately--unable to li... more »ve. With the insight and compassion that they have brought to more than a dozen bestselling books, Tavis Smiley and David Ritz provide a haunting glimpse into the superstar's life in this emotional, honest celebration of Michael Jackson. Listeners will feel they're in the room as Jackson campaigns to recharge his career--hiring and firing managers and advisors, turning to and away from family members, fighting depression and drug dependency, all while working toward his biggest and most complicated goal: mounting the most spectacular series of concerts the world had ever seen. As Michael rehearsed for the dozens of planned concerts for This Is It, his health crisis intensified--sleep became nearly impossibleand his medication schedule overwhelming. But on the very eve of his death, he was at his most triumphant: singing beautifully in rehearsal, moving with precision and explosive impact. This was the real Michael Jackson--an enormously powerful presence. In BEFORE YOU JUDGE ME, we vividly understand the tragedy of Michael Jackson: an artist of the highest caliber, and a man who died too soon.
Unabridged - 5 CDs - 5.5 hours - read by Leo Coltrane« less