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Laurence Leamer was born in Chicago on Ocober 30, 1941. He is the author of thirteen books, including The Kennedy Women, and Fantastic: The Life of Arnold Schwarzenegger. In 2015 his non-fiction book The Kennedy Men: 1901-1963, was listed on the Nrew York Times bestseller list. Leamer is a former visa mer Ford Fellow in International Development at the University of Oregon and a former International Fellow at Columbia University. He is regarded as an expert on the Kennedy family. Leamer was on the staff at Newsweek, and has written for The New York Times Magazine, Harper's, Playboy, and many other publications. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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Verk av Laurence Leamer

The Kennedy Women: The Saga of an American Family (1994) 419 exemplar, 1 recension
The Kennedy Men: 1901-1963 (2001) 313 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Sons of Camelot: The Fate of an American Dynasty (2004) 97 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Fantastic: The Life of Arnold Schwarzenegger (2005) 79 exemplar, 1 recension
The Paper Revolutionaries (1972) 28 exemplar

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Födelsedag
1941-10-30
Kön
male
Nationalitet
USA
Bostadsorter
New York, New York, USA
Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Washington, D.C., USA
Utbildning
Antioch College (B.A., 1964)
University of Oregon
Columbia University
Yrken
journalist
non-fiction writer
Priser och utmärkelser
Pulitzer International Fellow., 1969
Overseas Press Club for "Best Magazine Reporting"
Kort biografi
Laurence Leamer (born October 30, 1941) is a best-selling[1] author and journalist. Leamer is a former Ford Fellow in International Development at the University of Oregon and a former International Fellow at Columbia University. He is regarded as an expert on the Kennedy family[2] and has appeared in numerous media outlets discussing American politics. Leamer has also written best-selling biographies of other American icons, including Johnny Carson, the Reagan family, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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This book is available on the Libby app, but I don’t have time to read it. I’m hoping for an audio version of the book because it seems like it’s interesting and I’m just writing this to keep a note of the book so I don’t forget about it.
 
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laurelzito | 6 andra recensioner | Jun 23, 2024 |
Alfred Hitchcock’s nasty obsession with blonde women and his use of this lovely creatures in this pictures. The book scans Hitchcock’s lengthy career and inserts juicy stories about the actors in the Hitchcock movies. The book covers Tippi Hedren, Grace Kelly, Vera Miles, Kim Novak, Eva Marie Saint, Janet Leigh, Ingrid Bergman, June Howard-Tripp, Madeline Carroll, and Hitchcock’s wife, Alma. Sparse information uncovers the story under the sheets among the actors. Hitchcock’s artistic skill in directing all aspects of the movie shows his control of perfection. I would like to rewatch all the Hitchcock movies with this knowledge of his directing.… (mer)
 
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delphimo | 1 annan recension | Jun 20, 2024 |
Alfred Hitchcock is one of the strangest men to ever live. Parties around Weimar Berlin in his teens, becomes fat, marries a woman (which I don't think he really wanted to), moves to America, looking for blonde women he can torture off screen and murder on. Cool movies though.
 
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adaorhell | 1 annan recension | May 7, 2024 |
An interesting look at the women Truman Capote called his 'swans'.. Lots of details, lots of gossip sbout their lifestyles, affairs etc. Quick read and well written.
 
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loraineo | 6 andra recensioner | Apr 16, 2024 |

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ISBN
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