John Wayne

John Wayne

The Life and Legend

Book - 2014
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A revelatory biography of the enduringly popular John Wayne that draws on more than 100 interviews as well as exclusive access to the files of Wayne's film production company to answer the question why he became and remains an iconic American figure.
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster,, 2014
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781439199589
1439199582
Branch Call Number: 791.43028092 WAY NVD
Characteristics: 658 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

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2016Outback
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)

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smcrvl
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 http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/e76de127-9f54-4458-8077-5d8066564263?postId=54838571-24e0-4163-a99d-324dcb72dea9

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DENNIS HENLEY
Jun 14, 2014

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

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