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Since the age of twenty-one, Paul McCartney has been living a quintessential rock 'n' roll existence, his life played out on the world's most prominent stages. Now, his narrative unfolds through the lens of rock music's preeminent biographer, with McCartney's full cooperation and access granted to previously silent family members and close associates.


This biography delves deep into the multifaceted persona behind the public façade, shedding light on McCartney's formative years marked by personal tragedy following his mother's untimely demise, juxtaposed with the musical influence imparted by his father. Offering the first comprehensive examination of McCartney's intricate dynamics with John Lennon, it explores the aftermath of the Beatles' dissolution, detailing McCartney's arduous journey back to prominence with Wings—a journey fraught with peril, from narrow escapes in Africa to incarceration in a Tokyo prison for nine days.


Additionally, readers gain insight into McCartney's profound bond with Linda, encompassing both their artistic collaboration, scrutinized by critics, and the poignant recounting of her passing. Enriched with fresh revelations and incisive analysis, "Paul McCartney" stands as the definitive biography of a towering figure in the annals of music history.

Paul McCartney: The Life by Philip Norman

SKU: 0316327964
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  • Publisher: ‎ Little, Brown and Company; First Edition (May 3, 2016)

    Hardcover: ‎ 864 pages

    ISBN-10: ‎ 0316327964

    ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0316327961

    Item Weight: ‎ 2.76 pounds

    Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5 x 1.5 x 8 inches

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