John Wayne Treasures

John Wayne Treasures

by Randy Roberts, David Welky
     
 

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 John Wayne is the quintessential American icon. He embodied the definition of the American cowboy, soldier, and rugged individualist. Duke’s extraordinary rise to fame—from hauling furniture around studio lots to becoming one of the most famous actors in the world—is chronicled in this handsome volume, complete with on-set and behind-the-scenes

Overview

 John Wayne is the quintessential American icon. He embodied the definition of the American cowboy, soldier, and rugged individualist. Duke’s extraordinary rise to fame—from hauling furniture around studio lots to becoming one of the most famous actors in the world—is chronicled in this handsome volume, complete with on-set and behind-the-scenes photographs, vintage movie posters, and cigarette cards from his most well-known movies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435148666
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/29/2013
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
208,848
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Randy Roberts is a four-time Pulitzer Prize–nominated writer. His books include John Wayne: American and Joe Louis: Hard Times Man, A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory, and many other books on American history.

David Welky is the author of several books, including The Moguls and the Dictators: Hollywood and the Coming of World War II. He is an associate professor of history at the University of Central Arkansas.

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