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Christian Bale : the inside story of the darkest Batman

Author: Harrison Cheung; Nicola Pittam
Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : Benbella Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shares the personal life and career of Christian Bale from the viewpoint of his former publicist and assistant Harrison Cheung, and includes firsthand accounts of the Bales' family dysfunction, Christian's dark humor, his extreme dedication to his craft, and how the Internet helped to make him a star.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Christian Bale; Christian Bale; Christian Bale
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harrison Cheung; Nicola Pittam
ISBN: 9781936661640 1936661640
OCLC Number: 745978904
Description: 295 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Empire of the son --
Father figure --
Bale-out --
Newsies --
Christian fail --
Baleheads begin --
Little women, big dreams --
Golden years --
Before Batman, there was Bateman --
Post-psychotic --
An apple a day keeps the doctor away --
A balance of darkness and light --
Harsh times --
The curse of Batman --
it's no Joker --
The fighter --
Award season.
Responsibility: Harrison Cheung and Nicola Pittam.

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Christian Bale is at the height of his fame playing most successful Batman and winning an Academy Award for "The Fighter". This title tells the inside story of the reclusive star. It uncovers Bale's  Read more...

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-When (Cheung) refers to himself as Bale's majordomo, he is not kidding.---N.F. Mendoza, former journalist at Los Angeles Times, People, TV Guide -This intimate and revealing biography of Christian Read more...

 
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