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Woody Allen: A Biography

Lax, Eric

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ISBN 10: 0394583493 / ISBN 13: 9780394583495
Verlag: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1991
Gebraucht Zustand: Good Hardcover
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Slightly edgeworn jacket, with bent leading corners on jacket and hardcover, and bumped spine head and foot of jacket and hardcover. Both inside inner jacket flaps and both pastedowns have vertical staining down length, with imprints visible on endpapers. Denting on upper hardcover edges. Stained and uneven page block. Scoring, denting and light creasing elsewhere on jacket. Boards marked. Sticker on FEP; pen gift dedication on first blank. Despite exterior wear, contents are clean throughout, bright and soundly bound. TS. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 255885

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Titel: Woody Allen: A Biography

Verlag: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Erscheinungsdatum: 1991

Einband: hardcover

Zustand:Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good

Art des Buches: Used

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Few celebrities are as instantly recognizable as Woody Allen. Few are as notoriously shy. And perhaps none are as elusive: Is Woody Allen a comedian who wants to be taken seriously? Or is he a serious artist whose films happen to be funny? The very fact that Eric Lax was granted access to Woody for four years in order to research this biography must be counted as a triumph. And what Lax has produced is a marvel of intimacy and insight: a book that traces Allen's career from his precocious start as a gag writer to his apotheosis as a genuine auteur; a book that takes readers behind the scenes of films such as Annie Hall, Hannah and Her Sisters, and Crimes and Misdemeanors; a book that overflows with Woody's candid opinions of his work, his personal relationships, and his life.
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This affectionate biography of Woody Allen is the best account of his life you can buy. Eric Lax, a longtime friend of Allen's, does not recite Allen's story by chronological rote. Instead, he begins in the present day and digresses from it to past events. The result is an anecdotal account that manages to give all the details of Allen's development as an artist and a man while remaining consistently entertaining, enlightening, and funny.

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