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Book details
  • Genre:MUSIC
  • SubGenre:genres & Styles / Rock
  • Language:English
  • Pages:238
  • eBook ISBN:9780989792219

Raising a Beatle Baby

by Jere Hester

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Overview
Journalist Jere Hester lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Theresa Wozunk, and their teenage daughter, Ella. But in some ways, they’re a family of seven. Raising a Beatle Baby traces how the couple connected as Beatles fans and made the Fab Four the soundtrack for a quixotic family life that’s taken them to Hamburg, London and Liverpool. With a little help from her parents, Ella befriended the elderly woman who lives in Ringo’s boyhood home. She got an answer from Yoko on why the Beatles broke up. And, at age 8, Ella met Paul – inspiring her burgeoning music career and teaching the family the value of following even the craziest of dreams. Raising a Beatle Baby is an often humorous and occasionally touching tale about bonding through pop culture. Whether you’re a Beatlemaniac or a casual fan, you’ll relate to this story about one eccentric family’s musical mission to come together through John, Paul, George and Ringo. Every family, after all, is a magical mystery tour…
Description
Journalist Jere Hester lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Theresa Wozunk, and their teenage daughter, Ella. But in some ways, they’re a family of seven. Raising a Beatle Baby traces how the couple connected as Beatles fans and made the Fab Four the soundtrack for a quixotic family life that’s taken them to Hamburg, London and Liverpool. With a little help from her parents, Ella befriended the elderly woman who lives in Ringo’s boyhood home. She got an answer from Yoko on why the Beatles broke up. And, at age 8, Ella met Paul – inspiring her burgeoning music career and teaching the family the value of following even the craziest of dreams. Raising a Beatle Baby is an often humorous and occasionally touching tale about bonding through pop culture. Whether you’re a Beatlemaniac or a casual fan, you’ll relate to this story about one eccentric family’s musical mission to come together through John, Paul, George and Ringo. Every family, after all, is a magical mystery tour…
About the author
Jere Hester is founding director of the award-winning NYCity News Service at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. Hester, a former city editor of the New York Daily News, also writes a pop culture column for NBC Local Integrated Media. He is a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lives with his wife, Theresa Wozunk, and their daughter, Ella, in a house filled with music.
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