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American titan : searching for John Wayne / Marc Eliot.

Eliot, Marc, author. (Author).
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  • 13 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica Public Library - Attica B WAYNE (Text) 74231000111859 Adult Biography Available -
Brazil Public Library - Brazil 791.4302 E (Text) 38160000342533 Second Floor, Non-Fiction Available -
Clinton Public Library - Clinton B WAYNE (Text) 36806002052163 BIOGRAPHY 2ND FLOOR Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville B Way (Text) 32604000203383 DCTPLD AD Biography Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg BIO WAYNE (Text) 32826012055224 Adult Biography Available -
Greentown Public Library - Greentown B WAYNE, JOHN (Text) 75342000078822 Biography Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 791.4302 ELIOT (Text) 33946002982317 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Monrovia B WAY (Text) 78551000518220 Biography Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Wayne (Text) 31208911127761 non-fiction Available -
Seymour Main Library B WAYNE, JOHN (Text) 37500004192817 Biographies Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062269003
  • ISBN: 0062269003
  • ISBN: 9780062269027
  • ISBN: 006226902X
  • Physical Description: 413 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Dey St., 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-377) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
An audience favorite and top box office draw for decades, John Wayne symbolized masculinity, power, and patriotism, and inspired millions of Americans. Yet despite his popularity and success, he was unfairly dismissed as a "B" movie actor lacking elegance, creativity, range, and depth. This book challenges conventional wisdom and reevaluates Wayne's life and vital cinematic legacy, ultimately placing the man known as "Duke" among a select and brilliant pantheon of "actor auteurs"--artists whose consistency of style in their work reflects their personal creative vision.--From publisher description.
Subject: Wayne, John, 1907-1979.
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Biography.

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