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The governator : from Muscle Beach to his quest for the White House, the improbable rise of Arnold Schwarzenegger

Author: Ian Halperin
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Reveals the untold story of Arnold Schwarzenegger, chronicling his journey from Mr. Universe bodybuilder to Hollywood hit-maker to governor of California.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Arnold Schwarzenegger; Arnold Schwarzenegger; Arnold Schwarzenegger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Halperin
ISBN: 9780061990045 0061990043
OCLC Number: 587239914
Description: viii, 342 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Rough start --
Developing the look of power --
The Marnul rule --
Fascinated by Gerstl --
Training like a Spartan --
Muscular private --
A deafening roar --
The age of Schwarzenegger --
Business learning curve --
A modern-day Moses --
Dumbbell queers --
Just like Ali --
Hercules in New York --
Admiring Hitler --
Meeting Maria --
Hollywood calls --
Box office gold --
Cutting Stallone down to size --
Tying the Kennedy knot --
Hardly a honeymoon --
An Arnold classic --
Reagan's resonance --
A big comeuppance --
Austrian gigolo --
California political circus --
"Arnold, the American dream" --
Chastened by defeat --
Political hummer --
Planning the next act.
Responsibility: Ian Halperin.
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