On December 30, 1999, George and Olivia Harrison were viciously attacked in their home. Although the severity of the attack was downplayed, George Harrison almost died.
Many Beatles fans are not aware or have very little knowledge that George Harrison had ever been attacked.
This is the first book published that is dedicated to examining this traumatic event in the life of one the world's most beloved musicians.
Among the many news reports and references to the attack in Beatles or George Harrison books, there are differences in facts, such as the timing of the attack, number of stab wounds, date of the Hawaii home invasion, and others. This book will seek to settle such questions.
The attempted murder of George Harrison is one of the defining moments not only in George and Olivia's life, but also in the life of Michael Abram, the man who brutally attacked them.
Abram has been relatively unknown in the history of the Beatles. His story is important. It is the story of a life of undiagnosed illness. His condition was so severe that it drove him to attempt to exorcise his demons by killing George Harrison.
There were three victims that fateful day. George Harrison, Olivia Harrison, and Michael Abram. Abram attacked George and Olivia Harrison. There is no doubt about that fact. What is unknown is, could the attack have been prevented, had Abram received competent medical treatment?
The casual Beatles fan has heard that George was attacked and almost died. There is so much more to the story. This is an attempt to tell that story.