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Welcome to MJ's World
on August 28, 2009
If it gets better than this book, point me in that direction. This is definitely a tribute to Michael Jackson and certainly, a keepsake. If you didn't purchase all of the many magazines featuring tributes and memoriam's, don't bother. Make this your purchase instead. What's in it? Photographs galore. Quality photographs. It begins with the beginning of MJ's career which would include, of course, the Jackson 5. You can get up close and personal with the J5 all over again. There's lots of trivia questions, that if you don't know, the book answers for you in its running commentary. Yes, there is a story to this massive legacy book. Replica's of just about everything you can think of is inside this book and things you can't. There is even the replica of MJ's will, death certificate, famiy tree, even a letter from President Ronald Reagan. The book is jammed with information; when his singles and albums came out, when he did concert dates, a list of his awards, an invite to Neverland. It took me more than an hour to get through this book and I still haven't read every scrap of information. There is a complete discography, quotes from Michael, celebrity friends and ex-wives are included.
What you don't get is a lot of tabloid fodder, which I found refreshing. Yet, the book expands his entire career. If, by some miracle, you missed his memorial, it's in the book too. Nothing seems to be missing, all territory is covered. Included are mini books and postcards. The packaging to this lovely, coffee table book ccomes with a slipcase. My inner book was not shrink-wrapped, but in fine condition. It is a great conversation piece and anyone who picks it up won't be able to put it down. At this amazing price and amazing quality, I don't see how it can be improved upon. Who is this book for? Anyone who is a fan, naturally.