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Death at Chappaquiddick
Death at Chappaquiddick
Paperback      ISBN: 0882892495
Draws conclusions from a private investigation of the court proceedings and evidence surrounding the 1969 accident resulting in the death of Mary Jo Kopechne
The Kennedy Curse: Why Tragedy Has Haunted America's First Family for 150 Years
The Kennedy Curse
Why Tragedy Has Haunted America's First Family for 150 Years
Paperback      ISBN: 0312312938
Traces the misfortunes of the Kennedy family from the 1830s to the present to consider the author's theories about the family's biological inclinations toward trouble, citing such events as Joseph Kennedy's political activities, John Jr.'s marriage to Carolyn Bessette, and Jackie's struggles with anxiety. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.
On Sunset Boulevard: The Life and Times of Billy Wilder
On Sunset Boulevard
The Life and Times of Billy Wilder
Hardcover      ISBN: 0786861940
Examines the life and work of the noted Hollywood director
Hughes: The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters
Hughes
The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters
Hardcover      ISBN: 189322435x
Drawing on Hughes's personal diary entries and letters, the author presents an intimate look at the life, personal nature, and work of the private and eccentric billionaire businessman.
Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670882364
The highly acclaimed biographer of Montgomery Clift turns the light on Marlon Brando, exploring the sexuality, passion, and sensitivity that fueled this film icon's rise to superstardom. 20,000 first printing.
My Movie Business: A Memoir
My Movie Business
A Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0345441303
The author of The World According to Garp and Hotel New Hampshire offers a candid portrayal of his thirteen-year effort to turn Cider House Rules into a successful film, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the filmmaking process. Reprint.
Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life
Leap of Faith
Memoirs of an Unexpected Life
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0786867175
In an eloquent and candid memoir, the Queen of Jordan describes her youth in a privileged Arab-American family, her Princeton education, and her marriage to King Hussein of Jordan, providing an intimate portrait of the late monarch and his quest for peace in the Middle East, their private life together, her work as a queen and activist, and the message of Islam in the wake of September 11. 200,000 first printing.
About John Ford...
About John Ford...
Paperback      ISBN: 0859650146
The career of John Ford, considered by some to be America’s greatest film director, spanned nearly half a century. With masterpieces like Stagecoach, The Informer, The Grapes of Wrath, and The Searchers, he was one of the world’s most popular filmmakers and one of the most universally admired. About John Ford is a critical interpretation and a personal tribute. Lindsay Anderson’s comprehensive survey of Ford’s work has the authority of a writer who was himself a distinguished filmmaker, and the portrait that emerges has the vividness and warmth of friendship. “About John Ford leaves no room for challenge.” — David Robinson, The Times (London)
Groucho: The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx
Groucho
The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx
Paperback      ISBN: 0375702075
A candid portrait of the century's most memorable comedian traces Groucho Marx's rise to stardom; his famous ego; his relationships with wives, mistresses, and children; and much more. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
Confessions of an Actor: Laurence Olivier an Autobiography/#07444
Confessions of an Actor
Laurence Olivier an Autobiography/#07444
Hardcover      ISBN: 0671417010
An autobiography by the English actor discusses his theatrical and film career and offers a candid account of his personal life, focusing on his relationship with actress Vivien Leigh