Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen

The Life and Legend of A Hollywood Icon

Book - 2010
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Steve McQueen takes us on a journey as his harrowing and painful childhood is laid bare, through his glittering career, and right up to his heroic battle with cancer and dramatic death in Mexico. It chronicles the good with the ugly, revealing the great power McQueen wielded. It features numerous behind-the-scenes stories from some of hisÑand cinemaÕsÑgreatest films, including The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Sand Pebbles, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, The Getaway, and Papillon. The bookÕs triumph is the way in which the author explores McQueen in full through his larger-than-life exploits but as important, the lesser known, humanitarian side of the Hollywood legend. It also captures the fundamental essence of what made McQueen cinemaÕs ÒKing of Cool.Ó
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Triumph Books, c2010
ISBN: 9781600783883
Branch Call Number: 791.43028092 MCQ 2010
Characteristics: xiii, 610 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm

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pompeygal56
Dec 24, 2010

Before reading this I had not known how deeply religious he became even before being diagnosed with terminal cancer.

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