John Wayne

John Wayne

The Life and Legend

Book - 2014 | First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
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"Scott Eyman interviewed Wayne, as well as many family members, and he has drawn on previously unpublished reminiscences from friends and associates of the Duke in this biography, as well as documents from his production company that shed light on wayne's business affairs. He traces Wayne from his childhood to his stardom in Stagecoach and dozens of films after that. .."-- Book jacket.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2014
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781439199589
Branch Call Number: 791.43028092 WAY 2014
Characteristics: 658 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm


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Jul 13, 2016

A good read about an American film icon, keeping in mind we are only dealing with one of the top 'entertainers' of all time. Some interesting points made about Marion Morrison (aka john Wayne)

Jul 03, 2014

Great book for the John Wayne fan pretty easy read

ChristchurchLib Jun 16, 2014

"Draws on first-person interviews in a revelatory portrait that includes coverage of his early life with his difficult parents, his anti-Communist conservative beliefs and his stormy marriages." Biography and Memoir June 2014 newsletter

Jun 14, 2014

Very enjoyable reading. The last chapters dealing John Wayne's death are heartbreaking.

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