Through Thick and Thin: My Autobiography

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With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves - but it's not until you read his own inspirational story that you find out where he got that gift from.

Gok grew up on a Leicester housing estate, with a loving family who ran a Chinese restaurant. For his parents, food meant love - and Gok was so well loved that by the time he was a teenager he weighed 21 stone. Being Asian and gay as well, Gok felt lonely and out of place. He was an easy target for bullies and suffered terribly at their hands.

In a moment of inspiration, he decided to reinvent himself with his first style makeover and a larger-than-life personality to go with it. But his next move was to lose a devastating ten stone in nine months. In Through Thick and Thin, for the first time, Gok reveals all about that life changing period.

The lessons Gok learnt during this time helped him bounce back to become a stylist to the stars, every woman's best friend and a national treasure. In this intimate memoir Gok tells his full story in his own words. Whether he's recounting the horrors of childhood bullying or riotous anecdotes about his loving family, behind the scenes in the fashion world or TV shows, Gok's voice jumps off the page with all the honesty, wit and warmth we've come to know and love him for.

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"As funny as it is moving, Gok's inspirational story is a fab read *****" ( Closer)

"It's the autobiography we've all been waiting for - the incredible story of how a 20st Chinese kid from a housing estate grew up to become a fashion guru ... this intimate memoir is full of insights about bullying, fashion and celebrity. Witty, honest and inspirational! *****" ( Woman's Own)

"A revealing and unglitzy autobiography, about being a podgy, spotty teenager in Leicester, feeling out of place and out of luck and without much hope for a better future ... honest and moving" (Susan Hill Spectator)

"Told with the wit and warmth we know and love him for" ( Best)

"Immensely readable, touching and at times funny" ( Sunday Express)

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The bestselling and inspirational autobiography by every woman's favourite celebrity stylist, Gok Wan

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Descrizione libro Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. 194 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves - but it s not until you read his own inspirational story that you find out where he got that gift from. Gok grew up on a Leicester housing estate, with a loving family who ran a Chinese restaurant. For his parents, food meant love - and Gok was so well loved that by the time he was a teenager he weighed 21 stone. Being Asian and gay as well, Gok felt lonely and out of place. He was an easy target for bullies and suffered terribly at their hands. In a moment of inspiration, he decided to reinvent himself with his first style makeover and a larger-than-life personality to go with it. But his next move was to lose a devastating ten stone in nine months. In Through Thick and Thin , for the first time, Gok reveals all about that life changing period. The lessons Gok learnt during this time helped him bounce back to become a stylist to the stars, every woman s best friend and a national treasure. In this intimate memoir Gok tells his full story in his own words. Whether he s recounting the horrors of childhood bullying or riotous anecdotes about his loving family, behind the scenes in the fashion world or TV shows, Gok s voice jumps off the page with all the honesty, wit and warmth we ve come to know and love him for. Codice libro della libreria AB99780091938383

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Descrizione libro Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. 194 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves - but it s not until you read his own inspirational story that you find out where he got that gift from. Gok grew up on a Leicester housing estate, with a loving family who ran a Chinese restaurant. For his parents, food meant love - and Gok was so well loved that by the time he was a teenager he weighed 21 stone. Being Asian and gay as well, Gok felt lonely and out of place. He was an easy target for bullies and suffered terribly at their hands. In a moment of inspiration, he decided to reinvent himself with his first style makeover and a larger-than-life personality to go with it. But his next move was to lose a devastating ten stone in nine months. In Through Thick and Thin , for the first time, Gok reveals all about that life changing period. The lessons Gok learnt during this time helped him bounce back to become a stylist to the stars, every woman s best friend and a national treasure. In this intimate memoir Gok tells his full story in his own words. Whether he s recounting the horrors of childhood bullying or riotous anecdotes about his loving family, behind the scenes in the fashion world or TV shows, Gok s voice jumps off the page with all the honesty, wit and warmth we ve come to know and love him for. Codice libro della libreria AB99780091938383

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Descrizione libro 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 129mm x 197mm x 27mm. Paperback. With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves - but it's not until you read his own inspirational story that.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 368 pages. 0.270. Codice libro della libreria 9780091938383

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Descrizione libro Ebury Press, 2011. Condizione libro: New. 2011. Reprint. Paperback. With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves. This title is a memoir of Gok that reveals all about his life changing period. It discusses what he learnt during this time that helped him bounce back to become a stylist to the stars, every woman's best friend. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: APT; BGFA; WJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 288. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780091938383

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Descrizione libro Ebury Press. Condizione libro: New. 2011. Reprint. Paperback. With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves. This title is a memoir of Gok that reveals all about his life changing period. It discusses what he learnt during this time that helped him bounce back to become a stylist to the stars, every woman's best friend. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: APT; BGFA; WJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 288. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780091938383

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Descrizione libro Ebury Publishing. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Through Thick and Thin: My Autobiography, Gok Wan, With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves - but it's not until you read his own inspirational story that you find out where he got that gift from. Gok grew up on a Leicester housing estate, with a loving family who ran a Chinese restaurant. For his parents, food meant love - and Gok was so well loved that by the time he was a teenager he weighed 21 stone. Being Asian and gay as well, Gok felt lonely and out of place. He was an easy target for bullies and suffered terribly at their hands. In a moment of inspiration, he decided to reinvent himself with his first style makeover and a larger-than-life personality to go with it. But his next move was to lose a devastating ten stone in nine months. In "Through Thick and Thin", for the first time, Gok reveals all about that life changing period. The lessons Gok learnt during this time helped him bounce back to become a stylist to the stars, every woman's best friend and a national treasure. In this intimate memoir Gok tells his full story in his own words. Whether he's recounting the horrors of childhood bullying or riotous anecdotes about his loving family, behind the scenes in the fashion world or TV shows, Gok's voice jumps off the page with all the honesty, wit and warmth we've come to know and love him for. Codice libro della libreria B9780091938383

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