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- ISBN: 9780871953094 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0871953099 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (414 pages)
- Publisher: Indianapolis : Indiana Historical Society Press, 2013.
|General Note:|| Description based upon print version of record.
|Summary, etc.:|| The poster-child victim of a dysfunctional family from Beech Grove, Indiana, Steve McQueen experienced an unsettled early life with a rebellious and alcoholic mother. McQueen channeled his difficult childhood into a masterful career on screen portraying tough, self-sufficient characters in such iconic films as The Magnificent Seven (1960), The Great Escape (1963), The Sand Pebbles (1966), Bullitt (1968). Gehring explores how McQueen rose from his days as a troubled youth into one of Hollywood's top box-office stars, and how he attempted to ease the lives of other troubled youth. Gehring delves
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|Subject:||McQueen, Steve, 1969- > Catalogues raisonnés.
McQueen, Steve, 1969-
McQueen, Steve, 1930-1980.
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