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The Resource American titan : searching for John Wayne, Marc Eliot

American titan : searching for John Wayne, Marc Eliot

Label
American titan : searching for John Wayne
Title
American titan
Title remainder
searching for John Wayne
Statement of responsibility
Marc Eliot
Title variation
Searching for John Wayne
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As he did in his bestselling biographies of Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood, acclaimed Hollywood biographer Marc Eliot digs deep beneath the myth in this revealing look at the most legendary Western film hero of all time; the man with the distinctive voice, walk, and demeanour who was an inspiration to many and a symbol of American masculinity, power, and patriotism. Eliot pays tribute to the man and the myth, identifying and analyzing the many interesting contradictions that made John Wayne who he was
Summary
From the New York Times best-selling biographer of Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood comes a major, in-depth look at one of the most enduring American film icons of all time
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10386434
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/8092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
searching for John Wayne
Label
American titan : searching for John Wayne, Marc Eliot
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-357), filmography (pages 379-390), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A long, rough stagecoach to fame, powered by a Ford -- War, Hollywood, and Wayne in the forties -- Searching through the fifties -- From the ashes of The Alamo to the fires of Vietnam -- With True grit and an Oscar by his side into the sunset
Control code
21049970
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
413 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062269027
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2014014183
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062269003
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn878953543
  • (OCoLC)878953543
Label
American titan : searching for John Wayne, Marc Eliot
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-357), filmography (pages 379-390), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A long, rough stagecoach to fame, powered by a Ford -- War, Hollywood, and Wayne in the forties -- Searching through the fifties -- From the ashes of The Alamo to the fires of Vietnam -- With True grit and an Oscar by his side into the sunset
Control code
21049970
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
413 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062269027
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2014014183
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780062269003
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn878953543
  • (OCoLC)878953543

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