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John Wayne : American

Author: Randy Roberts; James Stuart Olson
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1995.
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Biography of beloved actor and American John Wayne.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roberts, Randy, 1951-
John Wayne.
New York : Free Press, c1995
(OCoLC)624443026
Named Person: John Wayne; John Wayne; John Wayne; John Wayne
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Roberts; James Stuart Olson
ISBN: 0029238374 9780029238370
OCLC Number: 32430243
Description: x, 738 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: God, Lincoln, and the Golden Gate --
He's just been playing himself all these years --
Scholarship boy --
Driven by a Ford --
Poverty row --
Suppose you could tell her you like her biscuits? --
Stagecoach --
Foreign affairs --
John Wayne and Hollywood go to war --
In the catbird seat --
New beginnings and dead ends --
All I can see is the flags --
A different war --
The unquiet man --
That'll be the day --
Second-guessing --
The country's going soft --
In harm's way --
I've just got my second wind --
Working-class hero --
Crown Prince of the silent majority --
Only a fool would think anything is forever --
You just can't give in to it --
Epilogue : our heroes have always been cowboys.
Responsibility: Randy Roberts, James S. Olson.
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Born in Iowa, John Wayne went to Hollywood because it was the one place where his lack of wealth and connections could not hurt him. He became the star of 180 films and defined for many the role of  Read more...

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