Deep in a Dream
The Long Night of Chet Baker
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0679442871
An intriguing portrait of Chet Baker describes the jazz legend's hardscrabble Oklahoma youth, his rise to success in the world of jazz, his long-time addiction to heroin, and his mysterious 1988 death falling from an Amsterdam hotel window. 25,000 first printing.
A Monk Swimming
Paperback ISBN: 0786884142
The actor-brother of Frank McCourt offers an entertaining, witty memoir of life in New York City during the freewheeling 1960s, detailing his quest for fame and fortune, family life, battle with alcoholism, and reunion with his long-estranged father. Reprint. 150,000 first printing. Tour.
A Life on the Stage
Paperback ISBN: 155783458x
Jacob Adler, with his performances in the Yiddish KING LEAR, URIEL ACOSTA and Shylock in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, became first a megastar of the exploding Yiddish theatre, and then all of Broadway. His memoirs, originally written and published in Yiddish and now translated (by his granddaughter) into English for the first time provides not only a compelling portrait of one of America's greatest actors but a fascinating social history of his time.
The Fervent Years
The Group Theatre and the Thirties
Paperback ISBN: 0306801868
"The Group Theatre was perhaps the most significant experiment in the history of American theater. Producing plays that reflected topical issues of the decade and giving a creative chance to actors, di"
The Story of Orson Welles
Paperback ISBN: 0679772839
A stunning portrait of the life and career of Orson Welles describes his early success in the worlds of radio, theater, and film; the boredom and self-destructive impulses that led to his rapid decline; and his colorful personal life. Reprint. 17,500 first printing. NYT.
My Movie Business
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.
With Ossie and Ruby
In This Life Together
Paperback ISBN: 0688175821
Published to coincide with the acting couple's fiftieth wedding anniversary, a warm and uplifting autobiography follows their career from Harlem to Hollywood stardom, the ups and downs of their marriage, and their work for civil rights. Reprint.