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The Magic Kingdom : Walt Disney and the American way of life

Author: Steven Watts
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Magic Kingdom is a full-length investigation of the life of Walt Disney, arguabley the principal architect of mass culture in our time. Watts also digs deeply into Disney's private life, investigating his roles as husband, father, and brother and providing fresh insight into his peculiar psyche. This book offers a definitive view of one of the most influential Americans of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watts, Steven, 1952-
Magic Kingdom.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997
(OCoLC)605303455
Named Person: Walt Disney; Walt Disney; Walt Disney; Walt Disney; Walt Disney; Walt Disney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Watts
ISBN: 0395835879 9780395835876
OCLC Number: 37331494
Description: xvii, 526 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The road to Hollywood --
The Disney golden age --
Trouble in Fantasyland --
Disney and the American century.
Responsibility: Steven Watts.
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The Magic Kingdom is a full-length investigation of the life of Walt Disney, arguabley the principal architect of mass culture in our time. Watts also digs deeply into Disney's private life, investigating his roles as husband, father, and brother and providing fresh insight into his peculiar psyche. This book offers a definitive view of one of the most influential Americans of the twentieth century.

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