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Jim henson [electronic resource] : The Biography. Brian Jay Jones.

Jones, Brian Jay. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345526137 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: NATIONAL BESTSELLERNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKPAGEFor the first time ever--a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson He was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around the world, but most people got to know him only through the iconic characters born of his fertile imagination: Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, Miss Piggy, Big Bird. The Muppets made Jim Henson a household name, but they were just part of his remarkable story. This extraordinary biography--written with the generous cooperation of the Henson family--covers the full arc of Henson's all-too-brief life: from his childhood in Leland, Mississippi, through the years of burgeoning fame in America, to the decade of international celebrity that preceded his untimely death at age fifty-three. Drawing on hundreds of hours of new...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Ballantine Books, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 11456 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Performing Arts.
Sociology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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