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Baby's in Black : Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and the Beatles (Reprint): Bellstorf, Arne: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Baby's in Black : Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and the Beatles (Reprint)
Baby's in Black : Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and the Beatles (Reprint)
Publisher : First Second
Published Date : 2012/05
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9781596437715

BookWeb Price : MYR 85.25
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Language : English
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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A23430000 P26308000
Place of Publication: United States
Edition: Translation
Subject Development: History
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Geographic Designator: Great Britain
Review:
LJ Reviews Newsletter
Baker & Taylor Forecast - April 2012
Bulletin Of The Center For Children's Books-Recommended Titles 1996 (And Ongoing)
Booklist Reviews 2012 March #2
Bulletin Of The Center For Children's Books - June 2012

A fascinating, exhilarating portrait of the Beatles in their early years. Meet the Beatles . . . right at the beginning of their careers. This gorgeous, high-energy graphic novel is an intimate peek into the early years of the world's greatest rock band. The heart of "Baby's In Black "is a love story. The "fifth Beatle," Stuart Sutcliffe, falls in love with the beautiful Astrid Kirchherr when she recruits the Beatles for a sensational (and famous) photography session during their time in Hamburg. When the band returns to the UK, Sutcliffe quits, becomes engaged to Kirchherr, and stays in Hamburg. A year later, his meteoric career as a modern artist is cut short when he dies unexpectedly. The book ends as it begins, with Astrid, alone and adrift; but with a note of hope: her life is incomparably richer and more directed thanks to her friendship with the Beatles and her love affair with Sutcliffe. This tender story is rendered in lush, romantic black-and-white artwork. "Baby's In Black "is based on a true story.
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