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Somebody : the reckless life and remarkable career of Marlon Brando

Author: Stefan Kanfer
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In an insightful portrait of an iconic artist, the author of The Eighth Sin interweaves Marlon Brando's tumultuous personal life with his remarkable acting career as he documents the actor's troubled childhood, stage and film work, self-destructive nature, often contradictory attitude toward his craft, and the tragedies that marked his final years.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Marlon Brando; Marlon Brando; Marlon Brando; Marlon Brando
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Kanfer
ISBN: 9781400042890 1400042895
OCLC Number: 212855134
Description: xiii, 350 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: In disgrace with fortune (1924-1942) --
This puppy thing (1943-1946) --
Make them wonder (1947-1950) --
The illusion is complete (1950-1953) --
That streetcar man has a new desire! (1954-1955) --
A mess pretty much (1956-1959) --
Stockholders, man the lifeboats! (1960-1963) --
The snake in Eden (1963-1967) --
Eleven turkeys in a row (1967-1970) --
How did God go about his work? (1971-1972) --
An intense and hopeless despair (1973-1990) --
Messenger of misery (1990-2004) --
The king who would be man.
Responsibility: Stefan Kanfer.
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In an insightful portrait of an iconic artist, the author of The Eighth Sin interweaves Marlon Brando's tumultuous personal life with his remarkable acting career as he documents the actor's troubled childhood, stage and film work, self-destructive nature, often contradictory attitude toward his craft, and the tragedies that marked his final years.

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