John Wayne's America

Product Number: EB00578560
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781439129579
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Description

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln at Gettysburg brings his eloquence, wit, and on-target perceptions of American life and politics to this fascinating, well-drawn protrait of a twentieth-century hero. In this work of great originality-the biography of an idea-Garry Wills shows how John Wayne came to embody Amercian values and influenced our cultoure to a degree unmatched by any other public figure of his time. In Wills's hands, Waynes story is tranformed into a compelling narrative about the intersection of popular entertainment and political realities in mid-twentieth-century America.

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Author(s): Garry Wills
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: May 28, 2013

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