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Lennon Revealed

By Larry Kane.

By Larry Kane, 1942-

John Lennon-working class hero, rebel with a cause, citizen of the world. He would have been 65 this year. A quarter of a century after his death, the questions remain: what was John Lennon really like, what drove him to the heights of creativity and the depths of despair, and why do his music and message still resonate for millions around the world? Now acclaimed broadcast journalist and author Larry Kane uncovers the mysteries of Lennon's life and implodes the myths surrounding it. Kane definitely has the right credentials for the job. He was the only American reporter who traveled in the Beatles' official entourage to every stop on their history-making first American tours, and he stayed in touch with Lennon until an assassin ended the former Beatle's life. Lennon Revealed is filled with revelations about John Lennon's path from public glory to personal destruction, and ultimately to the inspiring rebirth that defines a triumph of the spirit. Drawing on extensive personal accounts and extraordinary new interviews with more than 50 confidants and experts-most notably, with Yoko Ono-Kane brings the reader closer than ever to the man who, in life and in death, has had a singular impact on humanity. Kane also provides stunning new information about Lennon's relationships with Ono, his childhood soulmate Stuart Sutcliffe, his lover May Pang, and Beatles manager Brian Epstein. The book includes an exclusive DVD featuring the final filmed interview with Lennon and Paul McCartney, conducted by Larry Kane in 1968. Brief clips from this famous interview have appeared in just a few places, including the official documentary Imagine.




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  • BIOGRAPHY Lennon, John, Biography



Format: Book
Author: Kane, Larry, 1942-
Title: Lennon revealed / by Larry Kane.
Publisher Date: Philadelphia ; London : Running Press, c2005.
Subject: Lennon, John, 1940-1980. Beatles Rock musicians -- Great Britain -- Biography
Isbn: 0762423641 (hbk.) 9780762423644
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Call Number: B Lennon
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Format: Book
Author: Kane, Larry, 1942-
Title: Lennon revealed / by Larry Kane.
Publisher, Date: Philadelphia ; London : Running Press, c2005.
Description: 296 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects: Lennon, John, 1940-1980.
Subjects: Beatles
Subjects: Rock musicians -- Great Britain -- Biography
Notes: DVD contains John Lennon and Paul McCartney's final filmed interview, 1968; interview with the author, 2005; and John Lennon broadcasting the weather, WPVI-TV, Philadelphia, 1975.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-290) and index.
LCCN: 2005903223
ISBN: 0762423641 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780762423644
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Call Number: B Lennon