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A fascinating read about the life of America's greatest stage director.
From finding a young Brando to bedding Marilyn Monroe to his take on James Dean and Arthur Miller and Tennessee WIlliams this book has it all.
I learned a lot about myself by reading this book, and that quality makes this a superb autobiography.
This is a review of the product, not the literary content of the book. (Kazan is a legendary director, and his autobiography is wonderful. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Matthew Hunt
Kazan was a much better director than writer. His book told me more than I ever wanted to know about the man and the legend.Published 1 month ago by Margaret E. Schwarz
One of the best autobiographies I've ever read. My first soft cover copy wore out and I wanted it for my collection so I bought a hardcover. Highly recommend this. Fascinating man. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alan J. Gordon
A very comprehensive account of Kazan's life. This book is long and packed with a ton of stories about one of the greatest teachers of acting. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ryan B. Cooper
Fantastic. One of the most fascinating and honest autobiographies out there. The inside stories looking out from the eyes of America's most significant director are fascinating. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Butchme12
The sheer honesty of this autobiography is the most astonishing thing i took away from this book.
The writing style is unassailable. Read more
Kazan was one of the few great directors of the theater and films for more than half of the last century. His take on himself and his work is almost as good as his directing.Published 8 months ago by george gilbert
A Life (of Elia Kazan) is a very candid memoir, satisfying in its extensive knowledge of some of the great players of the 30's, 40's, 50's of the theater and movies. Mr. Read morePublished 13 months ago by ZsaZsa
Elia Kazan's mammoth autobiography manages to cover every aspect of his sometimes tumultuous life, from childhood to old age. Read morePublished on December 23, 2011 by P. Jewkes