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Fake Paul by Kimmy Beach
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Fake Paul


$15.95


As the unnamed narrator of Fake Paul scours Liverpool and New York for any trace of Beatles' history, Beach uncovers the poetic in dingy, sweating underground bars, out-of-body concert experiences and stolen wax museum heads. Beach explores those moments where obsession crosses over into possession, and love becomes an exercise in blind self-destruction.


On February 9th, 1964 the Beatles made their first phenomenal American appearance on The Ed Sulllivan Show in New York. At the same time, thousands of miles away, one of their biggest fans was being conceived.

As the unnamed narrator of Fake Paul scours every trace of the most boyish Beatles history in Liverpool and New York, Beach uncovers the poetic in dingy, sweating, underground bars, out-of-body concert experiences, and stolen wax museum heads. When Paul is found in the guise of a tribute band bassist, Beach explores those moments where obsession crosses over into possession, and love becomes an exercise in blind self-destruction.

For anyone who has ever thought that if they could just get close enough, they would prove that their love is the truest.

2013 © Turnstone Press