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Madonnaland

Alina Simone

Madonnaland

and other detours into fame and fandom

by Alina Simone

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Singers,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlina Simone
    SeriesAmerican music series, American music series (Austin, Tex.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.M1387 S46 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 128 pages
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27206791M
    ISBN 100292759460
    ISBN 109780292759466
    LC Control Number2015028441
    OCLC/WorldCa915057070

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    MadonnaLand. 23 likes. The reigning Queen of Pop with a 30 plus year career of mega sell out tours and multi-platinum album sales.   Madonnaland: And Other Detours Into Fame and Fandom is the story of that failure, which includes the author’s own feelings about Madonna (and Madonna’s fame), and .

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