9780766026957

Bono : Rock Star Activist

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  • ISBN13:

    9780766026957

  • ISBN10:

    0766026957

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/1/2008
  • Publisher: Enslow Pub Inc
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Summary

Bono is lead singer of the internationally acclaimed rock band, U2. In addition to his fame as a rock superstar, Bono has also became widely known for his activism in recent years and has even been a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize. Today Bono stands as a shining example of a superstar who gives back in the hopes of making our world a better place.

Table of Contents

A Love Beyond Faithp. 5
A Conflicted Childp. 8
High School Heavenp. 12
Tragedy Strikesp. 15
A Rock Star Is Bornp. 19
A "Baby Band" Takes Its First Stepsp. 23
Success at Lastp. 29
"The Band of the '80sp. 36
Reconciling Rock and Religionp. 41
"The Big One"p. 47
Media Frenzy and Social Changep. 53
Life in a Zoop. 59
Working Toward a Better Worldp. 71
Global Humanitarianp. 78
Elevation and Devastationp. 84
Awards and an Atomic Bombp. 94
"The Constant Charmer"p. 100
Chronologyp. 111
Chapter Notesp. 113
Further Reading and Internet Addressesp. 126
Indexp. 127
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