Michael Putland/Getty ImagesLess than a year after his unexpected death, a biography of George Michael will arrive in stores.

Called George, and written by Sean Smith, the book will be out November 16th, according to The Bookseller website. It’s described as a story of the two sides of the late singer: the private man and the public superstar.

The book begins with George’s childhood as a “sensitive but determined boy,” and documents his time with Wham!, his solo career, and his activities out of the spotlight, such as secretly giving millions of dollars to various charities.

The website quotes Smith as saying, “I was awestruck when I saw George Michael perform ‘Somebody to Love’ at Wembley Stadium. He had the most beautiful voice. Truly, he was a giant of popular music. A friend of George’s said to me, ‘He was a good man. Please write a nice book about him.’ I sincerely hope I have.”

The HarperCollins editor who acquired the book adds, “Sean is unparalleled in the meticulousness of his research and the sensitivity with which he crafts his biographies, and George is no exception. This fascinating book is a powerful and poignant tribute to one of our most-loved musicians.”

George Michael died on Christmas Day 2016 at the age of 53. The cause of death was heart and liver disease.

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