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Noisy at the Wrong Times

Noisy at the Wrong Times

‘Hugely entertaining and inspiring’ The Sunday Times
One of The Sunday Times’ 100 biographies to love

The inspirational and colourful memoir of Michael Volpe, the general manager of Opera Holland Park. The son of Italian immigrants, he and his brothers were raised by his mother on a council estate in West London, before he attended Woolverstone Hall, a prestigious state boarding school designed to give bright inner city boys the opportunity of a public school education. Set against a backdrop of nuns, hit men, ice cream vans, rugby, gangsters, strict school masters and music, Noisy at the Wrong Times is the vibrant, funny, inspiring story of a boy who was given a chance – though whether he took it or not is another question…

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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Memoirs

On Sale: 17th September 2015

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781473629394