The living embodiment of The Beatles and a musical juggernaut without parallel, Paul McCartney is undoubtedly the patriarch of pop. In this authoritative biography, acclaimed author and journalist Howard Sounes creates the most accurate and extensive profile of McCartney ever built, leaving no stone unturned, and no shadow unexplored. He is one of the biggest stars that has ever existed, the only key member left from the 'biggest band of all time'. But despite the almost unprecedented press coverage he has received throughout his lifetime, the private personality of Paul McCartney is still largely unknown. Spanning the entirety of McCartney's life from early childhood right up to the present day, FAB delves deep into the psyche of this remarkable and often surprising man, unlocking the darker sides to him that remain hidden beneath a contstantly positive front. For the first time, Sounes examines in detail the lifestyle of one of the richest men on the planet, as well as the truth behind his much-publicized divorce from Heather Mills, and his tempestuous relationship with the other Beatles. Drawing on countless interviews, legal records and public documents, Howard Sounes' meticulous approach and unparalleled powers of research reveal the real Paul McCartney, as you've never seen him before.