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Author: Ann Sperber
Brand:It Books
Theme: Film and TV
Features: Trade Paperback
UPC:9780062107367
Item #: HPCLP210736
Available Date: 11/29/2011
Model Number: 9780062107367

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BOGART

Summary

Ann Sperber and Eric Lax offer therevealing, intimate, definitive biography of the legendary Humphrey Bogart,detailing the arc and span of his personal and professional life—a story oftoil, tragedy, and triumph. Sperber and Lax exploreBogie’s abusive childhood and the three unsuccessful marriages that precededthe lasting love he found with Lauren Bacall, and plumb the depths of hisarduous career working as Warner Brothers’ go-to drudge actor for thirteenyears of B-list films before rising to stardom and ultimately achieving hisplace amongst Hollywood royalty. The Los Angeles Times calls Bogart "animmediate triumph . . . so rich in its research, so compelling in its writing, itis an absorbing human story of the motion picture business in the age ofHumphrey Bogart."

About the Author

Ann M. Sperber is a writer, researcher and biographer whose works include Murrow: His Life and Times and Bogart, which she was working on at the time of her death. Sperber died in 1994.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 704 pages
  • Publisher: It Books
  • Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts