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Cover of: Marlon Brando by Patricia Bosworth
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An illuminating biography of Marlon Brando, a cultural icon and one of the most legendary American actors of all timeIn 1948 Marlon Brando stunned audiences and critics alike with his revolutionary, raw, and improvisational approach to acting. He became a symbol of a new, rebellious generation that was sick of conventions and committed to genuine emotion and unvarnished truth. From his breakout role as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire to his mesmerizing portrayal of Don Corleone in The Godfather, he created some of the most memorable characters in American cinematic history. Brando was a paradox—intensely private but using his fame to promote worthy causes, a womanizer who clung to his childhood friends and animals. He was one of the most fiercely independent stars ever. In this book, acclaimed biographer Patricia Bosworth peels away Brando’s many layers, revealing the struggles, triumphs, and relentless ambition that transformed the irrepressible farm boy from Nebraska into a legend of American cinema.

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5 editions First published in 2001

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2001, Viking
Marlon Brando
in English
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2001, Thorndike Press
Marlon Brando
in English
Cover of: Marlon Brando
2001, Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Marlon Brando
in English
Cover of: Marlon Brando
2001, Thorndike Press
Marlon Brando
in English
Cover of: Marlon Brando
2002, Phoenix
Marlon Brando
in English

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