Life with My Sister Madonna
Simon and Schuster, Mar 3, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
Now in paperback, Christopher Ciccone’s “breathless tell-all” (Time) based on his fortyseven years of growing up with, working with, and understanding one of the most famous women of our time—Madonna.
Only Christopher can tell the full scale, riveting untold story behind the woman who has intrigued, scandalized, and entertained millions for half a century. In Life with My Sister, Christopher reveals the real woman behind Madonna’s carefully constructed mythology and glittering fa ade. From their shared Michigan childhood, which Madonna transcended to whisk Christopher to Manhattan with her in the early eighties—Christopher was with her every step of the way, experiencing all her incarnations firsthand. The spoiled daddy’s girl, the punk drummer, the raunchy Boy Toy, Material Girl, Mrs. Sean Penn, Warren Beatty’s glamorous Hollywood paramour, loving mother, Mrs. Guy Ritchie, English grande dame—Christopher witnessed and understood all of them, as his own life was inexorably entwined with that of his chameleon sister. He tangled with a cast of characters from artist Jean- Michel Basquiat, to Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss, Demi Moore, and, of course, Guy Ritchie, whose advent in Madonna’s life splintered the loving relationship Christopher once had with her. The mirror image of his legendary sister, with his acid Ciccone tongue, Christopher pulls no punches as he tells his astonishing story.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - desiree85 - LibraryThing
I thought there would be a lot more scandal and insight into this iconic legend. It seemed more like whining - but was a guilty read nonetheless! Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cvosshans - LibraryThing
Reading this book provides a glimpse into some aspects of Madonna's life that readers might otherwise not be aware of. I think when you read this you have to condsider that the author (her brother ... Read full review