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Tarzan, my father

Author: Johnny Weissmuller; William Reed; W Craig Reed
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : ECW Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An authoritative biography of the first Tarzan-Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller-this book offers an intimate look at Weissmuller's early life, middle years, and later decline, through swimming training, Olympic triumphs, failed marriages, a Hollywood life as Tarzan of the Apes, and subsequent career as Jungle Jim. Written by his only son, this biography is a sensitive yet unsentimental portrayal of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weissmuller, Johnny.
Tarzan, my father.
Toronto : ECW Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)49796552
Named Person: Johnny Weissmuller; Johnny Weissmuller; Johnny Weissmuller; Johnny Weissmuller
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Johnny Weissmuller; William Reed; W Craig Reed
ISBN: 9781554908349 1554908345 9781554905355 1554905354
OCLC Number: 288074120
Description: 1 online resource (229 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Responsibility: by Johnny Weissmuller, Jr. ; with William Reed & W. Craig Reed.
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An authoritative biography of the first Tarzan-Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller-this book offers an intimate look at Weissmuller's early life, middle years, and later decline, through swimming training, Olympic triumphs, failed marriages, a Hollywood life as Tarzan of the Apes, and subsequent career as Jungle Jim. Written by his only son, this biography is a sensitive yet unsentimental portrayal of the man who was Tarzan to movie fans around the world. Johnny Junior's inside perspective on his father's life and career includes interviews with his father's celebrity friends and form.

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