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Book Review of Clapton: The Autobiography

Clapton: The Autobiography
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Helpful Score: 2


The book for me was slow in the beginning, and did not pick up until the end. If you are a Clapton fan, there are a lot of details regarding his career, and his romantic trysts. The book also covers his bumpy road as an alcoholic and drug abuser to a person who has been sober over 20 years now. His story gives insight as to the differences his life took when he decided not to allow alcohol to take over his life, and instead to allow his faith to keep him sober.

Each chapter begins with a picture of whatever era or person Eric depicts in that chapter. There is a chapter that discusses the tragic death of his son Conor, and how Eric dealt with that without any substances.

I came away after reading the book, respecting Eric Clapton for who he is now, and the talent and drive that kept him going throughout the many stages of his life.


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