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  • ISBN: 9780743548946 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0743548949 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (180 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Simon & Schuster Audio : 1997.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Garry Wills.
Summary, etc.:
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Lincoln at Gettysburg" brings his eloquence, wit, and on-target perceptions of American life and politics to this fascinating, well-drawn protrait of a twentieth-century hero. In this work of great originality, the biography of an idea, Garry Wills shows how John Wayne came to embody Amercian values and influenced our cultoure to a degree unmatched by any other public figure of his time. In Wills's hands, Wayne's story is tranformed into a compelling narrative about the intersection of popular entertainment and political realities in mid-twentieth-century America.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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