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Let's face it : 90 years of living, loving, and learning

Author: Kirk Douglas; Jason Alexander; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kirk Douglas is a born storyteller, and in this engrossing memoir, he offers wonderful tales, favorite jokes, and hard-won insights. As he explores the mixed blessings of growing older, he looks back at his youth and his glamorous life in Hollywood. He tells delightful stories of the making of such films as Spartacus and includes anecdotes about such friends as Frank Sinatra, Lauren Bacall, Ronald Reagan, Fred  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)213500634
Named Person: Kirk Douglas; Kirk Douglas
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Kirk Douglas; Jason Alexander; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9781433242106 1433242109
OCLC Number: 230966456
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 5:58:16.
Performer(s): Read by Jason Alexander.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 85815 KB; MP3 file size: 168140 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Kirk Douglas.

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Kirk Douglas is a born storyteller, and in this engrossing memoir, he offers wonderful tales, favorite jokes, and hard-won insights. As he explores the mixed blessings of growing older, he looks back at his youth and his glamorous life in Hollywood. He tells delightful stories of the making of such films as Spartacus and includes anecdotes about such friends as Frank Sinatra, Lauren Bacall, Ronald Reagan, Fred Astaire, John Wayne, and Johnny Cash. He reveals the secrets that have kept him happily married for more than five decades and talks fondly of times spent with his sons and grandchildren. He reflects upon his Jewish faith and offers strong opinions on everything from racism to corporate greed to America's foreign affairs. He writes about the need to care more about the world and less about ourselves, as he shares a lifetime's accumulation of wit and wisdom.

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