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About the book
Michael Jackson's former bodyguards reveal the amazing truths of the late superstar's last years - his life in seclusion with his children, his financialcrises, his preparations for the This Is It tour, and the weeks leading up to his shocking death.Hounded by the tabloid media, driven from his self-made sanctuary at Neverland, Michael Jacksonspent his final years moving from city to city, living with his three children in virtual seclusion - afutile attempt to escape a world that wouldn't leave him alone. During that time, two men servedas the singer's personal security team: Bill Whitfield, a former cop and veteran of the securityprofession, and Javon Beard, a brash, untested rookie, both single fathers themselves.Stationed at his side nearly 24/7, their job was to see and hear everything that transpired, and tokeep everyone else out, making them the only two men who know what 60 million fans around theworld still want to know: What really happened to the King of Pop?
Driven by a desire to show the world who Michael Jackson truly was, Whitfield and Beard haveproduced the only definitive, first-person account of Michael Jackson's last years: the extrememeasures necessary to protect Jackson and his family, the simple moments of happiness theymanaged to share in a time of great stress, the special relationship Jackson shared with his fans,and the tragic events that culminated in the singer's ill-fated comeback, This Is It. The truth is farmore compelling than anything you've yet heard.
An indispensable piece of pop-culture history, Remember the Time is the story of a man strugglingto live a normal life under extraordinary circumstances, the story of a father fighting to protect andprovide for his children. Remember the Time is the book that dismantles the tabloid myths onceand for all to give Michael Jackson back his humanity.
About the author
Experts in the field of private protection, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard served for two and a half years as the personal security team for Michael Jackson andhave worked with numerous other high-profile clients, including Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs, Alicia Keys, and Shaquille O'Neal.