The Great One

The Great One

The Life and Legend of Jackie Gleason

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Strips beneath the glitz, glamour, fame, and power of Jackie Gleason's life to reveal an enormously talented, yet deeply private and angry man who was often lonely and depressed

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Henry (culture critic, Time ) details Gleason's life on and off camera. Includes studio and informal photos. For big and small screen collections. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Baker
& Taylor

Strips beneath the glitz, glamour, fame, and power of Jackie Gleason's life to reveal an enormously talented, yet deeply private and angry man who was often lonely and depressed. 50,000 first printing. Major ad/promo. Tour.

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1992
ISBN: 9780385415330
0385415338
Branch Call Number: 791.4502 HENRY
Characteristics: ix, 321 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes: Includes index

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alitecky
Feb 29, 2016

When writers dredge up and reconstruct every available moment of a person's life it makes for initially interesting reading. After a couple of chapters it is just more of the same with different supporting characters and settings. Half the text and more pictures would have been a better balance.

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