Young Orson

Young Orson

The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane

Book - 2015
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In the history of American popular culture, there is no more dramatic story--no swifter or loftier ascent to the pinnacle of success and no more tragic downfall--than that of Orson Welles. In this magisterial biography, Patrick McGilligan brings young Orson into focus as never before. He chronicles Welles's early life growing up in Wisconsin and Illinois as the son of an alcoholic industrialist and a radical suffragist and classical musician, and the magical early years of his career, including his marriage and affairs, his influential friendships, and his artistic collaborations.
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2015
ISBN: 9780062112484
Characteristics: x, 820 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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