James Cameron

James Cameron

by Jennifer Mackay

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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This contemporary biography series profiles the lives of some of today's most prominent newsmakers; whether covering contributions and achievements or notorious deeds, books in this series examine why these well-known people garner public attention.; This book covers the life and career of filmmaker and explorer James Cameron. The title examines his early life and career, as well as his making of the successful films Terminator, Titanic, and Avatar. The book also delves into Cameron's ocean expedition; Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture. Through quotations from the individual profiled as well

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420508857
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/22/2013
Series: People in the News Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: A Lifelong Quest to Be the Best 6

Chapter 1 The Prodigy 10

Chapter 2 The Visionary 21

Chapter 3 The New Force in Hollywood 32

Chapter 4 The Demanding Director 45

Chapter 5 The Explorer 58

Chapter 6 The Person 69

Notes 82

Important Dates 87

For More Information 89

Index 93

Picture Credits 96

About the Author 96

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