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"The best, most detailed, and most serious biography of the Beatles and their time."
-- Chicago Sun-Times
"Nothing less than thrilling...the definitive biography."
-- The New York Times
Philip Norman is a journalist and a novelist who in 1968 was assigned to cover the Beatles’ own business utopia, Apple Corps, from the inside. He is the author of Rave On: The Biography of Buddy Holly and many other books.See all Product Description
Even though I knew how the story ended, it really shook me when it reached its ineveitable conclusion. Read morePublished on Aug. 16 2001 by Magic Mike
This book is a wonderful veiw into the Beatles lives. It starts right at the begining with Johns birth and goes all the way to their final break up. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2001 by Natasha
this is a good book, but norman really drags it out! no offence to any one (belive me i am CRAZY about the beatles! ) but this book is just plain boring! Read morePublished on March 30 2000 by laurel
This is an excellent book for both die hard Beatles fans and those who are simply interested in the phenomenon that swept the world in the 60s and still continues to exert... Read morePublished on March 22 2000 by Lesley West
Norman did a good job with this concise, basic biography. He tends to dwell a bit much on bit players and business deals, but he's certainly done his homework. Read morePublished on July 15 1999
There are probably factual errors in here, there are books which examine the Beatles in more detail, there are other points of view. Read morePublished on June 17 1999
Not only is this thoroughly researched biography a thorough portrayal of the personalities of perhaps the most musically and culturally pop phenomena of the latter 20th century, it... Read morePublished on April 13 1999