From the executive producer of the Academy Award-nominated In the Name of the Father, Byrne's memoir is a frank, intimate account that captures the spirit of our times as it reveals the man behind this actor's many faces. "Delightful memoir . . . a fine . . . reminiscence that will have the reader calling for more."--Publishers Weekly. 39 b&w illustrations.
"In this delightful memoir, actor Gabriel Byrne takes us along the rocky-and often wacky -road from 1950s Dublin to today's Hollywood…[With] sharp wit he tells hilarious stories about acting and displays a wicked facility for mimicking Irish speech… A fine reminiscence that will have the reader calling for more." - Publisher Weekly
"…extremely funny, with gentle eye for human vagaries and dialogue that dance off the page… unabashedly enjoyable." - Elle Magazine
In vivid cinematic sketches, international film star Gabriel Byrne's absorbing memoir presents a series of fascinating glimpses into his public and private life. The Irish actor leads the reader through his career on stage and screen as both producer and actor. Along the way he shares his impressions of Hollywood, New York and his native Ireland, and takes us behind the scenes of his many films. Gabriel Byrne's unique narrative style colors every page, mixing colloquial dialogue with evocative descriptions. The result is a frank, intimate account that reveals the man-and the writer-behind the actor's many faces.
|Publisher:||Rinehart, Roberts Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.55(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.48(d)|