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Eliot, Marc

Works: 73 works in 446 publications in 12 languages and 24,973 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PN2287.G675, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marc Eliot
Cary Grant : the biography by Marc Eliot( Book )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the charismatic actor provides a look at his turbulent personal life and extraordinary Hollywood career, offering a glimpse of his troubled childhood, ambiguous sexuality, dabbling with LSD, and other dramatic episodes
American rebel : the life of Clint Eastwood by Marc Eliot( Book )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-researched, updated, and comprehensive biography of the motion picture actor and Oscar-winning director of Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby
Walt Disney : Hollywood's dark prince : a biography by Marc Eliot( Book )

51 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unwilling to "prove" his own identity, he feared he had actually been adopted in infancy and was illegitimate. He spent a lifetime searching for his real mother. Marc Eliot shows how these psycho-sexual conflicts drove Walt to the depths of lifelong despair and how they found expression in his "classic" animated characters and films, now so deeply embedded in American culture. In fact, they were created by a man who used the wealth and prestige they gave him to mold a
Jimmy Stewart : a biography by Marc Eliot( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a portrait of the private life of the beloved American film star, following Stewart from his small-town Pennsylvania youth, to the heights of Hollywood stardom, to his distinguished military service, and his family life
I feel good : a memoir of a life of soul by James Brown( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The popular singer shares his journey from a humble childhood in Georgia to the heights of American music, tracing his success in the world of R & B and his turbulent, frequently destructive personal life
Michael Douglas : a biography by Marc Eliot( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking portrait of one of Hollywood's most successful stars, from critically acclaimed and bestselling biographer Marc Eliot. Douglas emerged from the long shadow cast by his movie-legend father, Kirk, to establish a reputation for producing and starring in hugely successful movies. While cultivating a multifaceted action persona, his personal life floundered amid a series of tragedies, until Douglas emerged triumphant. Eliot shows how Douglas' life and work broke boundaries
Nicholson : a biography by Marc Eliot( Book )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A definitive portrait of the iconic Hollywood star draws on new research and insider interviews to cover his New Jersey upbringing, his early years with Hanna-Barbera, his private life, and his considerable film achievements
Steve McQueen : a biography by Marc Eliot( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve McQueen is one of America's legendary movie stars best known for his hugely successful film career in classics such as The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, and The Towering Inferno as well as for his turbulent life off-screen and impeccable style. His unforgettable physical beauty, his soft-spoken manner, his tough but tender roughness, and his aching vulnerability had women swooning and men wanting to be just like him. Today'nearly thirty years after he lost his battle against cancer at the age of fifty'McQueen remains "The King of Cool." Yet, few know the truth of what bubbled beneath his composed exterior and shaped his career, his passions, and his private life. Now, in Steve McQueen, New York Times bestselling author, acclaimed biographer, and film historian, Marc Eliot captures the complexity of this Hollywood screen legend. Chronicling McQueen's tumultuous life both on and off the screen, from his hardscrabble childhood to his rise to Hollywood superstar status, to his struggles with alcohol and drugs and his fervor for racing fast cars and motorcycles, Eliot discloses intimate details of McQueen's three marriages, including his tumultuous relationships with Neile Adams and Ali MacGraw, as well as his numerous affairs. He also paints a full portrait of this incredible yet often perplexing career that ranged from great films to embarrassing misfires. Steve McQueen, adored by millions, was obsessed by Paul Newman, and it is the nature of that obsession that reveals so much about who McQueen really was. Perhaps his greatest talent was to be able to convince audiences that he was who he really wasn't, even as he tried to prove to himself that he wasn't who he really was. With original material, rare photos, and new interviews, Eliot presents a fascinating and complete picture of McQueen's life. From the Hardcover edition
Reagan : the Hollywood years by Marc Eliot( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular culture biographer Eliot offers a new look at Ronald Reagan's neglected and misunderstood career in Hollywood, spotlighting how it took him from leading man to president of the Screen Actors Guild, and ultimately to world leader.--Adapted from publisher description
Take it from me : life's a struggle but you can win by Erin Brockovich( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Brochovich's life, discussing her marriages, divorces, and children; her battle on behalf of the residents of Hinkley, California; and the aftermath of the fame she received due to the movie portraying her story
American titan : searching for John Wayne by Marc Eliot( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the New York Times best-selling biographer of Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood comes a major, in-depth look at one of the most enduring American film icons of all time
Rockonomics : the money behind the music by Marc Eliot( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met reg. Bibliografie : p.276-279 Aandacht voor de financiële zijde van popmuziek. Daarbij treden zowel bekende artiesten op de voorgrond als de mensen die achter de schermen zaken doen. Het belicht de schaduwzijde van de popmuziek: de "payola" schandalen van Alan Freed en Dick Clarc, het opnemen van songs van anderen op voorwaarde dat de vertolker als 'co-writer' wordt opgenomen en de verdeling van royalties en andere inkomsten onder de artiesten en de managers, platenbonzen en dergelijke
To the limit : the untold story of the Eagles by Marc Eliot( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full-scale biography of the Eagles offers an unauthorized, behind-the-scenes glimpse of rock 'n' roll life, following the band from their early career, to their self-destructive, decadent fall into the excesses of the 1970s, to their remarkable comeback
Kato Kaelin : the whole truth, the real story of O.J., Nicole, and Kato from the actual tapes by Marc Eliot( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Brian "Kato" Kaelin who rented the guest house of Nicole Simpson and lived in the guest house at O.J. Simpson's estate. Focuses on differences between what Kaelin said in taped interviews with the author and what he said as a witness at the trial
My life in spite of myself by Roy Clark( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a boy from a small town in Virginia who became a successful country music performer, recording artist, and spent 24 years as host of "Hee-Haw."
Down thunder road : the making of Bruce Springsteen by Marc Eliot( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Springsteen and how he became a star
Death of a rebel by Marc Eliot( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and French and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love unlimited : insights on life and love by Barry White( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his much anticipated memoir, Barry White, the international pop and R & B legend whose music has carried countless couples from first kisses to the walk down the aisle, takes his legendary singing voice from the airwaves to the page
Charlton Heston : Hollywood's last icon by Marc Eliot( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The award-winning author of Walt Disney draws on firsthand diaries, letters and estate records in a portrait of the Hollywood icon, political activist and NRA president that explores Heston's storied career and role in Hollywood mythology,"--NoveList
Ordinary girl : the journey by Donna Summer( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The popular singer-songwriter describes her journey from Boston choir girl to her rise to pop stardom at the center of the 1970s disco era, revealing the decadent lifestyle and turbulent spiritual odyssey that followed
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Cary Grant : the biography
Alternative Names
Marc Eliot American biographer

Marc Eliot US-amerikanischer Biograph

엘리어트, 마크

엘리엇, 마크

エリオット, マーク

American rebel : the life of Clint EastwoodWalt Disney : Hollywood's dark prince : a biographyJimmy Stewart : a biographyI feel good : a memoir of a life of soulSteve McQueen : a biographyReagan : the Hollywood yearsTake it from me : life's a struggle but you can winRockonomics : the money behind the music