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Brando : the biography

Author: Peter Manso
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"From growing up the son of alcoholic, philandering parents to his recent public agony as the father of a convicted killer, Marlon Brando has lived a life beset by personal demons. Behind the myth, beneath his immense fame and fortune, he is a troubled man whom few people really know. For the first time, Brando unveils him whole: from the height of his talents to the depths of his despair; his sexual compulsions,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Manso, Peter.
Brando.
New York : Hyperion, ©1994
(OCoLC)624424231
Named Person: Marlon Brando; Marlon Brando; Marlon Brando; Marlon Brando; Marlon Brando
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Manso
ISBN: 0786860634 9780786860630
OCLC Number: 30544545
Description: xiii, 1118 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Omaha: 1893-1930 --
Evanston: 1930-38 --
Libertyville: 1938-41 --
Shattuck: 1941-43 --
New York --
Sayville: 1943-44 --
New York --
Provincetown: 1944-47 --
New York: Offstage: 1945-48 --
Streetcar and the Actors Studio: 1947-49 --
Hollywood: 1949-53 --
Waterfront: 1953-54 --
Flailing: 1954-58 --
Turning a corner: 1958-62 --
The sixties (I): 1962-68 --
The sixties (II): 1963-71 --
The Godfather and Last tango in Paris: 1970-73 --
The American Indian movement: 1972-76 --
Tahiti: 1972-83 --
The eighties: 1982-89 --
The shooting: 1990-94.
Responsibility: Peter Manso.
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"From growing up the son of alcoholic, philandering parents to his recent public agony as the father of a convicted killer, Marlon Brando has lived a life beset by personal demons. Behind the myth, beneath his immense fame and fortune, he is a troubled man whom few people really know. For the first time, Brando unveils him whole: from the height of his talents to the depths of his despair; his sexual compulsions, the endless years of psychotherapy, the girlfriends who've committed suicide, his eating disorders, his notorious psychological manipulations, his lifelong love/hate relationships with his children (legitimate and not), his involvement with the radical American Indian Movement, and his controversial seclusion in Tahiti. Gripping, astonishing, and utterly revealing, Brando is both a towering achievement and exactly the biography that its subject so richly deserves."--Jacket.

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