By Jonathan Cott
Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and used to be neighbors with him and Yoko Ono until eventually John's loss of life in 1980. He has saved in contact with Yoko on the grounds that that point, and is without doubt one of the small staff of writers who is aware her profoundly optimistic impact on Lennon. This deeply own ebook recounts the process these friendships over the a long time and gives an intimate examine of the main incredible cultural figures of our time. And what Jonathan Cott has to assert and inform could be chanced on nowhere else.
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