The lives of John Lennon

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William Morrow, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 719 pages
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The result of six years of research and some 1,200 interviews, this book takes fans deep into Lennon's secretive world, from his traumatic childhood to his Beatles days to his hidden life with Yoko Ono. While the Lennon of legend enjoyed a gifted and inspired life, the private Lennon lived in torment, poisoning himself with drugs and self-hatred. The Lives of John Lennon exposed for the first time all of his various lives, from idealist to cynic, from ascetic to junkie. It is a lasting tribute to his brilliant achievements and a revelation of the price he paid for them.

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So what did we learn here? John Lennon was not the saint many make him out to be and was actually kind of a woman abusing, violent, negligent father that wasted away several years doing nothing with ... Read full review

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A tabloid-esque narrative of anti Lennon rubbish and hearsay accounts. Read full review


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Albert Goldman wrote the bestsellers "Ladies and Gentlemen--Lenny Bruce!" and "Elvis," He died in 1994.

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