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Mann, William J.

Summary: "Based on new and revelatory material from Brando's own private archives, an award-winning film biographer presents a deeply-textured, ambitious, and definitive portrait of the greatest movie actor of the twentieth century, the elusive Marlon Brando, bringing his extraordinarily complex life into view as never before." --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRANDO, MARLON MAN

Mann, William J.

Summary: The first major Katharine Hepburn biography independent of her control reveals the smart, complicated, and sophisticated woman behind the image. Onscreen she played society girls, Spencer Tracy's sidekick, lionesses in winter. But the best character Katharine Hepburn ever created was Katharine Hepburn: a Connecticut Yankee, outspoken and elegant, she wore pants whatever the occasion and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HEPBURN, KATE MAN

Mann, William J.

Summary: Traces the formative years of the actress and singer, discussing such topics as her relationship with her mother, her marriage to Elliott Gould, and the making of "Funny Girl" against a backdrop of the birth of off-off-Broadway.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STREISAND, BARBRA MAN

Mann, William J.

Summary: "Drawing on previously hidden historical documents and interviews with the long-silent "illegitimate" branch of the family, William J. Mann paints an elegant, meticulously researched, and groundbreaking group portrait of this legendary family. Mann argues that the Roosevelts’ rise to power and prestige was actually driven by a series of intense personal contest that at times devolved into blood...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAN
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Mann, William J.

Summary: Despite all the gossip, the larger-than-life personality and influence of this very human woman has never been captured. Biographer Mann uses untapped sources and conversations to show how she ignited the sexual revolution with her on- and off-screen passions, helped kick down the studio system by taking control of her own career, and practically invented the big business of celebrity...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TAYLOR, ELIZABETH MAN

Mann, William J.

Summary: Hollywood chronicler William J. Mann draws on a rich host of sources, including recently released FBI files, to unpack the story of the enigmatic William Desmond Taylor, the popular president of the Motion Picture Directors Association, and the diverse cast that surrounded him before he was murdered in 1922-- including three beautiful, ambitious actresses, the ruthless founder of Paramount...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 MAN

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