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Extreme

By: Sharon Osbourne
Narrated by: Sharon Osbourne
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Summary

Sharon Osbourne has lived in her own words "fifty lives in fifty years". As the daughter of notorious rock manager Don Arden, Sharon's childhood was a chaotic mix of glamour and violence, villains and diamonds. In rock star Ozzy Osbourne, Sharon found her soul mate, yet Ozzy's drug- and alcohol-fuelled excesses which culminated in his attempt to strangle her made their marriage a white-knuckle ride from the start; only her devotion to their three children gave her the will to survive.

From the highs of The Osbournes and The X Factor to the lows of Ozzy's near-fatal quad-bike accident and her own colon cancer, Sharon's tenacity, honesty, and humour have triumphed again and again. In her long-awaited autobiography, Sharon Osbourne reveals the truth behind the headlines in her characteristically frank, intimate and articulate way. Inspiring, heart-rending and full of love, Extreme is the astonishing story of a truly remarkable woman.

©2005 Sharon Osbourne (P)2006 Time Warner AudioBooks

Critic reviews

"A jaw-dropping real-life soap opera of a genuinely loving family...vividly captured." ( Sunday Times)
"The story of how Sharon got where she is today is truly unputdownable." ( Irish Times)

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Very together lady

After reading this book, I am astounded at Sharon's tenacity for life, also of her love for the men who treated her so badly. I don't think I could forgive so easily, but then it is obviously why she is now successfully getting on with her life and enjoying her current status.

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amazing

She is strong, courageous and outragously funny. Defiantly recommend this book to anyone who appreciates her work.

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lovely

brilliant listen you can hear the sadness and happiness and feel the heartache love

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First Audio Book Can’t wait to read the next one!!

Really enjoyed this. Perfectly pitched and kept me interested throughout
Sharon is a tough cookie who certainly stood by her man. Not something I’d have done but I’m certainly inspired by her balls!!
Can’t wait to read the next one!!

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The fact she's still alive is down to this woman's incredible strength and tenacity. What a roller coaster of a life. Excellent read.

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WOW what a woman!

Brought on a whim! I've always found Sharon to be quite brash but thought I'd give it a go. I'm so pleased I did! A very honest & open account. Extremely strong & clever lady!
Her love for Ozzy is utterly profound!! Most women would have left him long ago especially if they had the means to do so!!
Sharon reading it made it very personal & I found it very emotional in places making me cry at the end (& I don't do crying!)
It's a shame that she doesn't read the follow up otherwise I'd have listened to that too.

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Brilliantly honest

I loved this, there was a lot a didn't know about. Now onto her nxt.

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Not very engaging for me

It's a nice story, but there is little emotion throughout. It felt like just a retelling of events that happened... For example, her cancer journey spans less than a chapter, and is just brushed through... I likes the narration by the author, it felt more real.

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Beautifully narrated and so emotional to hear

Sharon is a real example of what it is to be a fierce and strong female. I have new found respect for her life and her amazing achievements. Love her!

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Wonderful

Listened to the entire book over the course of one day. Incredible story telling of and incredible story.