At John Lennon’s House – New e-Book Translation
beatlesblogger.com At John Lennon’s House – New e-Book Translation by beatlesblogger September 16, 2013 A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by a Spanish publishing company called Hércules Ediciones. They've just released an e-Book called At John Lennon's House, by a woman named Rosaura López Lorenzo. Rosaura was born in Spain but became the Lennon's housekeeper at the Dakota Building in New York - a job she did for just on four years. It should be said up-front that in writing this book financial profit was the last thing on Rosaura’s mind. She says on more than one occasion that she's not doing it for any ulterior motives. After all, Rosaura kept her unique story quiet for nearly 25 years. It was only following a chance meeting with the journalist who helped her write down her story that she finally agreed to share her experiences with the rest of the world. When Rosaura first began work in Apartment 72 in the Dakota building she was completely unaware of the real significance and impact of Beatlemania. As a result she writes in a totally unaffected manner, and genuinely from the heart. She also says that she had Yoko Ono's blessing to tell her story, and you have to believe her - such is her honesty in recounting what she experienced working in the Lennon's Dakota apartments. Yes, that's plural. One of the things we learn is that they owned and occupied at least four separate dwellings in the building. Here's a photograph of Rosaura standing outside the Dakota: M...