Paul Newman : A Life

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-30
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Film historian and author Lawrence Quirk takes a comprehensive look at one of the more enduring Hollywood legends of our time. PAUL NEWMAN examines all aspects of the great actor/director's life, his characterfair or foulboth on and off screen, from his early career and first marriage to his long union with current wife Joanne Woodward to his battle with the bottle and tragic suicide of his son Scott. photo insert.

Author Biography

Lawrence J. Quirk is the author of over thirty books, including The Kennedys in Hollywood. Fasten Your Seat Belts: The Passionate Life of Bette Davis, and Robert Francis Kennedy. Quirk lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Second Sonp. 5
Panicp. 15
"Young Actors Need Freedom"p. 25
Broadway Picnicp. 35
The Man in the Togap. 47
Rocky Roadp. 59
The End of the Long Hot Summerp. 71
Left-Handedp. 83
Rallyingp. 95
How Sweet It Isp. 105
The Further Adventures of a Young Manp. 117
A Hitch in Plansp. 133
The Director's Hatp. 149
Speedwayp. 167
Butch and Then Somep. 185
Gamma Deltap. 201
Drowningp. 217
The End of the Worldp. 233
Shadow Boxingp. 247
Oscar x 2p. 263
Glass Housesp. 279
Somebody's Foolp. 295
Twilightp. 309
Final Days and Aftermathp. 321
Acknowledgmentsp. 329
Endnotesp. 331
Selected Bibliographyp. 337
Filmographyp. 341
Indexp. 345
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