My Ticket To Ride

£20.00

How I Ran Away to England to Meet the Beatles and Got Rock and Roll Banned in Cleveland (A True Story from 1964)
A true-adventure coming-of-age tale set in the exhilarating first wave of
Beatlemania. In 1964, 16-year-old Janice escapes a grim foster home in
Cleveland by running away to London to meet the Beatles—and
unwittingly becomes international news. Looks back at an era when
young women exercising control in their lives threatened adult society.

Sold By: Janice Mitchell

Description

My Ticket To Ride: How I Ran Away to England to Meet the Beatles and Got Rock and Roll Banned in Cleveland (A True Story from 1964)
A true-adventure coming-of-age tale set in the exhilarating first wave of
Beatlemania. In 1964, 16-year-old Janice escapes a grim foster home in
Cleveland by running away to London to meet the Beatles—and
unwittingly becomes international news. Looks back at an era when
young women exercising control in their lives threatened adult society.
Highlights from My Ticket to Ride:
• First-person account of the early days of Beatlemania from a girl who
lived it
• What it was like to visit the hippest clubs in Soho just as “Swinging
London” was taking off
• Insight on a young girl’s life as button-down U.S. society was about to
be riven by the Generation Gap
About the Author
Janice Mitchell is a retired federal investigator, a private investigator,
an adjunct professor, and a lifelong Beatles fan. She worked highprofile
capital, criminal, and civil cases in New York City and
international investigations for Rolex, Gucci, Warner Bros., Levi Strauss,
and other trademarks. She now lives in her hometown of Cleveland,
Ohio.

5 reviews for My Ticket To Ride

  1. liddypool

    “An unforgettable journey to London, at the height of Beatlemania. Chock full of madcap adventures and tender moments….traces the story of 16-year-old Mitchell’s thrilling first taste of freedom as she hunts for the band of her dreams.” — Kenneth Womack

  2. liddypool

    “A fantastic and fast read…I was sucked into her story from the first page and couldn’t put i down. I finished it in a single weekend and promptly bought a copy as a Christmas gift for my best friend!” — The British Beatles Fan Club

  3. liddypool

    “Inspiring…a lot of fun and impossible to put down…this wonderfully conversational book is a salute to independence, ingenuity, and willingness to take risks…Funny, charmng and occasionally heart-breaking.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  4. Jude Southerland Kessler

    “”Don’t miss this book!…Pure delight!… You’ll be cheering them on with the flip of each page.” — Jude Southerland Kessler (author of the John Lennon Series).

  5. liddypool

    “”Don’t miss this book!…Pure delight!… You’ll be cheering them on with the flip of each page.” — Jude Southerland Kessler (author of the John Lennon Series).

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