Memoir & Biography

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  1. Ishiro Honda

    Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa [Paperback]

    Steve Ryfle (Author); Ed Godziszewski (Author); Yuuko Honda-Yun (Other); Martin Scorsese (Other)


    ISBN: 9780819500410
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    The first comprehensive biography of the director behind Godzilla and other Japanese sci-fi classics.

    Ishiro Honda was arguably the most internationally successful Japanese director of his generation, with an unmatched succession of scien... .... Learn More
  2. A Front Row Seat

    A Front Row Seat [Hardback]

    Nancy Olson Livingston (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813196190
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    From her idyllic childhood in the American midwest, to her Oscar-nominated performance in Sunset Boulevard (1950) and the social circles of New York and Los Angeles, actress Nancy Olson Livingston has lived abundantly. In her memoir, ... .... Learn More
  3. Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop

    Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop: The Team That Changed Children's TV [Hardback]

    Nat Segaloff (Author); Mallory Lewis (Author); David Copperfield (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813196268
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    For almost half a century, celebrated ventriloquist and entertainer Shari Lewis delighted generations of children and adults with the help of her trusted sock puppet sidekick Lamb Chop. For decades, the beloved pair were synonymous with children's... .... Learn More
  4. American Workman

    American Workman: The Life and Art of John Kane [Hardback]

    Maxwell King (Author)


    ISBN: 9780822947042
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    A comprehensive, novel reassessment of the life and work of one of America's most influential self-taught artists, John Kane. The book presents a full account of Kane's life as a working man, including his time as a steelworker, coal miner, street... .... Learn More
  5. Marlene Dietrich

    Marlene Dietrich: Photographs and Memories [Paperback]

    Marlene Dietrich (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813195452
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Marlene Dietrich never threw away anything. She kept her good-luck rag doll (it appeared with her in The Blue Angel and followed her to dressing tables on every movie set). She kept the letters she received from her lovers and her husband... .... Learn More
  6. An Academic Biography of Liu Ching-chih

    An Academic Biography of Liu Ching-chih: A Man of “a Pure Heart” [Hardback]

    Yongyan Li (Author)


    ISBN: 9781626430839
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
    This book is an academic biography of Liu Ching-chih, a renowned musicologist and translation scholar, and a prolific music critic in Hong Kong. Three Library Collections named after him are housed in the University of Hong Kong Libraries, the Hon... .... Learn More
  7. Phyllis George

    Phyllis George: Shattering the Ceiling [Hardback]

    Paul Volponi (Author); Lenny Shulman (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813195810
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In 2019, the NFL issued a list of football's one hundred greatest game-changers, and among the legendary athletes and coaches was one broadcaster: Phyllis George. The first female anchor of a major network sports show, George broke the glass ceili... .... Learn More
  8. The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley

    The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley [Paperback]

    R. Alton Lee (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813195391
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    By 1926, it seemed that John R. Brinkley's experimental rejuvenation cure
    face=Calibri>– transplanting goat glands into aging men
    face=Calibri>– had taken the nation by storm. Never mind that 'Doc' Brink... .... Learn More
  9. The Gentle American

    The Gentle American: George Horton’s Odyssey and His True Account of the Smyrna Catastrophe [Hardback]

    Ismini Lamb (Author); Christopher Lamb (Author)


    ISBN: 9781463244491
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: -
    Volume: -
    How many lives can one man save? Never enough, Horton realized. As his ship backed away from Smyrna’s wharf, he could better see the helpless, teeming crowd on the waterfront trapped between the sea and a raging inferno. He was not consoled by res... .... Learn More
  10. My Place in the Sun

    My Place in the Sun: Life in the Golden Age of Hollywood and Washington [Hardback]

    George Stevens (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813195247
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Screen Classics
    George Stevens Jr. grew up on movie sets. His grandmother, aunts, uncles, and other family members were all entertainers, but it was his father, director George Stevens Sr., who cast the longest shadow. The elder Stevens won best director Oscars f... .... Learn More

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