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As a bio guy this is one of the best I've read.
As a lifelong admirer of Huston's work, I find Meyers's analysis for the most part astute and his evocation of Huston's sprawling, eventful life very much on target.
I only mention this to address the truthfulness and accuracy of the author and his book.
As a bio guy this is one of the best I've read.Not only is Huston the director fleshed out but Huston, the man, also comes alive and jumps off the page. Read morePublished 5 months ago by john f zaccardi
First the bad news: (1) The author sometimes gets carried away with cutesy name puns; and (2) His religious references are often inaccurate. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Michael G. Schirmacher
In every book about the Huston's or John Huston including this one I have been depicted as someone I am not. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Collin A. Green
Very interesting concerning the life of John Huston. A once in
a million type of person. Great reading about hollywood
Although at times the book has so many details it can be slow, John Huston is such an amazing filmmaker that the book is definitely worth reading. Read morePublished on December 12, 2012 by Books N.Moore
If I'd ever had any positive feelings about John Huston, this book killed them. The man was all ego, ego, ego. Read morePublished on December 2, 2011 by Judith C. Kinney
"Rather than moralizing about Huston's conduct, I would urge readers to take pleasure in his impressive achievements. Read morePublished on October 9, 2011 by Amazon Customer