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Horton Foote : America's storyteller

Author: Wilborn Hampton
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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The first comprehensive biography of one of America's greatest playwrights, whose work--from "The Trip to Bountiful" to the film adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird"--Has helped shape American life for more than 60 years. b&w photos.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Horton Foote; Horton Foote
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilborn Hampton
ISBN: 9781416566403 1416566406
OCLC Number: 298776914
Description: 292 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Wharton: front porches and kitchen tables --
Pasadena: the actor prepares --
Greenwich Village: auditions --
New York: the writer emerges --
Lillian --
Golden age of television --
Adaptations --
Oscar and disappointment --
New Hampshire exile --
Old letters and faded photographs --
The orphan's home cycle and Tender mercies --
Waxahachie: family reunion --
Grief and carrying on --
New plays and new audiences --
American storyteller.
Responsibility: Wilborn Hampton.
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