Due to planned system maintenance on Sunday April 30th, library account/ My Account access, telephone renewal system, remote access to eResources, and other account-based systems will be unavailable for 24-48 hours. We apologize for the inconvenience.
"The Beatles arrived in the United States on February 7, 1964, and immediately became a constant, compelling presence in fans' lives. For the next six years, the band presented a nonstop deluge of sounds, words, images, and ideas, transforming the childhood and adolescence of millions of baby boomers. Beatleness explains how the band became a source of emotional, intellectual, aesthetic, and spiritual nurturance in fans' lives, creating a relationship that was historically unique"--Dust jacket flap.