Freak Out

Author: Pauline Butcher
Editor: Plexus Publishing
ISBN: 0859658988
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In 1967, 21-year-old Pauline Butcher was working for a London secretarial agency when a call came through from a Mr Frank Zappa asking for a typist.The assignment would change her life forever. For three years, Pauline served as Zappa's PA, moving with him, his family and the Mothers of Invention, to a log cabin in the Hollywood Hills, where the 'straight' young English girl mixed with Oscar winners and rock royalty. Freak Out! is the captivating story of a naive young English girl thrust into the mad world of a musical legend as well as the most intimate portrait of Frank Zappa ever written.
Freak Out!
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Pauline Butcher
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-01 - Publisher: Plexus Publishing

In 1967, 21-year-old Pauline Butcher was working for a London secretarial agency when a call came through from a Mr Frank Zappa asking for a typist.The assignment would change her life forever. For three years, Pauline served as Zappa's PA, moving with him, his family and the Mothers of Invention,
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Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Andrew Greenaway
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Anchor Books

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Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: John Corcelli
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
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Language: en
Pages: 821
Authors: Simon J. Bronner, Cindy Dell Clark
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-21 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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