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They’ve had songswritten about them. They’ve been the subject of legend and lore.
Yoko allegedlybroke up The Beatles. Pattie dropped George for George’s best friend, EricClapton. Olivia beat an intruder senseless and bloody with a lamp stand. Thestories are endless.
These women havelived, loved and fallen under the spell of four of the most famous musicians inthe history of popular music. They are the wives of the Beatles, nine women whocame from somewhere or nowhere and were thrust into the midst of Beatlemaniaand pop culture history in the most intimate and public way and lived to tellabout it.
There have beenliterally hundreds of books about The Beatles. But Beatle Wives: The Women the Men We Loved Fell in Love With is thestory of the women who married The Beatles told from their perspective duringand after they said their I do’s. Their memories and insights arestraightforward and pull no punches. Within these pages are the good times andthe bad, the moments when their love and marriage went off the rails and themoments when these women had it all and lived happily ever after.
"Being a Beatlewife was difficult in the best of times,” relates author Shapiro. "The fanshated them. The media hounded them senseless. They were married to men who didnot often treat them with kindness and respect. But they stuck it out, manyuntil they could stand it no longer and many who toughed it out through thickand thin. There were happy endings. Sad endings. Endings that will shock, angeror bring a tear. These women have seen it all. This is their story."