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The last days of John Lennon

Author: James Patterson; Dave Wedge; Casey Sherman
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"John Lennon was one of the world's most influential people. Mark David Chapman was one of the most invisible. By the end of 1980, the Beatles had been broken up for a decade -- a decade John Lennon had spent in search of his true identity: singer, songwriter, activist, burn out. "It's the perfect time to be coming back," he declared. Except that Lennon was a marked man. As early as the Beatles' controversial 1966  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
True crime stories
Biographies
Named Person: John Lennon; John Lennon; John Lennon; Mark David Chapman; Mark David Chapman; John Lennon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Patterson; Dave Wedge; Casey Sherman
ISBN: 9780316429061 0316429066
OCLC Number: 1150922179
Description: x, 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: James Patterson, with Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge.

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"John Lennon was one of the world's most influential people. Mark David Chapman was one of the most invisible. By the end of 1980, the Beatles had been broken up for a decade -- a decade John Lennon had spent in search of his true identity: singer, songwriter, activist, burn out. "It's the perfect time to be coming back," he declared. Except that Lennon was a marked man. As early as the Beatles' controversial 1966 American tour, the band had feared for their safety. "You might as well put a target on me," Lennon said, and the Nixon administration complied by opening an FBI file. If only the agents hadn't been so intently focused on the star himself, they might have detected Mark David Chapman's powerful, ever-growing obsession with his onetime idol. Chapman, himself a tragic nowhere man, ultimately achieved the notoriety he craved by actualizing the target on Lennon -- single-handedly wounding the spirit of a generation."--Publisher's description

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