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Hustons: The Life and Times of a Hollywood Dynasty
     

Hustons: The Life and Times of a Hollywood Dynasty

by Lawrence Grobel
 

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From Walter to John to Anjelica, there are three generations of Oscar winners in the remarkable Huston family.This is their story.

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From Walter to John to Anjelica, there are three generations of Oscar winners in the remarkable Huston family.This is their story.

Editorial Reviews

The New Republic
A feast of a book.
— David Thomson
The New York Book Review
The Hustons is extensive and often fascinating, stuffed with movie lore and opinions from more than 200 interviews.
Playboy
Fascinating. A sprawling dramatic tapestry of a life lived to the fullest.
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“Extensive and often fascinating, stuffed with movie lore and opinions from more than 200 interviews—perhaps setting a new record for Hollywood books.” New York Times

“An ambitious family biography, embracing actor Walter, his writer-director-actor son John, and John's three children, actress Anjelica, writer Tony, and director Danny . . . The focus is on John, who over the last three years of his life granted extensive interviews to the author.” Library Journal

“[Grobel’s] research is the most impressive aspect of this massive volume, and he is even-handed.” Publishers Weekly

"An engrossing study in family dynamics...one of the best biographies of a Hollywood personality." Miami Herald

"A delicious, wicked guide to the delicious, wicked life of a sly, sadistic scoundrel." Sunday Times

"Rich and captivating." Cosmopolitan

"Fabulous . . . . a tremendous spellbinder." Kirkus Reviews

"Marvelously alive . . . he's done his subject proud. " Los Angeles Magazine

"A sprawling, explosive family album. " NY Daily News

"A dramatic tapestry of a life lived to the fullest." Playboy

"A sprawling saga that richly details the lives of Huston, his father Walter and his offspring." L.A. Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815410263
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/15/2000
Edition description:
Updated Edition
Pages:
872
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 8.92(h) x 1.77(d)

Meet the Author


Lawrence Grobel is the author of 18 books and a contributor to numerous publications including the New York Times, Newsday, and Rolling Stone. Grobel's books include Conversations with Brando; and the New York Times bestseller Climbing Higher with Montel Williams.

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