America, the 1960s, and the Beatles [NOOK Book]

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In this provocative essay, Wesley Gurion turns his gaze to the Beatles, perhaps the greatest cultural phenomenon of the 20th Century. Can anything new be said about the Fab Four after all of these years? Maybe! If you are a hard core Beatle fan (as is Mr. Gurion) you will find this interesting in the least, whether you agree with his musings or not. For the casual reader there is the usual informed and thoughtful Gurion experience. Could the Beatles have found their greatest success without Ringo? That’s only one...
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America, the 1960s, and the Beatles

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Overview

In this provocative essay, Wesley Gurion turns his gaze to the Beatles, perhaps the greatest cultural phenomenon of the 20th Century. Can anything new be said about the Fab Four after all of these years? Maybe! If you are a hard core Beatle fan (as is Mr. Gurion) you will find this interesting in the least, whether you agree with his musings or not. For the casual reader there is the usual informed and thoughtful Gurion experience. Could the Beatles have found their greatest success without Ringo? That’s only one of the imponderables pondered here. Come and join the Beatle fun; a splendid time is guaranteed for all!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016703800
  • Publisher: Three Stars Press
  • Publication date: 5/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 937,443
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Wesley Gurion was born in Hollywood, California in 1955. He has lived, worked and written in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Miami, and London. He is the author of numerous books, novels, and “shorts,” pieces on a wide variety of topics. To each of these he brings his own original style and outlook. Currently he is back in Hollywood, writing his weekly series of “Hollywood Shorts,” soon to be available on Nook.

Please look for Nook editions of these outstanding Wesley Gurion novels:

CHAMPTOWN. A sprawling and epic work, Champtown is a Hollywood story unlike any other. Set in a fictitious section of Los Angeles (Champion Valley) the novel spins a complex tale of rich and poor, desperation and ambition, violence and beauty. In CHAMPTOWN we encounter characters from across the spectrum of society, from the hellish streets of its inner city to the lavish movie mogul estates of Studio Ridge. We meet people and customs from invented countries and encounter a Hollywood background that weaves the real with the fictitious. If you read nothing else this year, you must read CHAMPTOWN, Wesley Gurion’s masterwork.

THE HALLOWEEN KING. Small time inventor Garson Shriner has created the “Flash Mask,” a Halloween novelty that may just revolutionize the industry! But it has been stolen by the world’s biggest Halloween supply company! Just when Garson decides he needs a professional criminal to retrieve his invention, a fleeing bank robber jumps into his car at gun point! Now things get interesting! Join Garson Shriver and bank robber Johnny Race as they take on the mighty Halloween King in a classic story of plot twists and surprises. “The Halloween King” is a crime caper written with originality and style. Another Gurion adventure!

WESLEY GURION’S HOLLYWOOD SHORTS. Join author Wesley Gurion for in in-depth exploration of Hollywood, its history, its myths, its ghosts, the astounding power it has held over our hopes and dreams for over a century. Written in Hollywood itself, each week will be a different adventure as we examine the potency of Hollywood’s myth-making, sometimes journeying back in time to meet such legends as Clark Gable, Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe and Orson Welles. Discover old Hollywood and new in this fascinating and thought provoking series. Only 99¢ each!
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