Bogart by Ann Sperber

Bogart

byAnn Sperber

Paperback | November 29, 2011

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Ann Sperber and Eric Lax offer therevealing, intimate, definitive biography of the legendary Humphrey Bogart,detailing the arc and span of his personal and professional life—a story oftoil, tragedy, and triumph. Sperber and Lax exploreBogie’s abusive childhood and the three unsuccessful marriages that precededthe lasting love he found with Lauren Bacall, and plumb the depths of hisarduous career working as Warner Brothers’ go-to drudge actor for thirteenyears of B-list films before rising to stardom and ultimately achieving hisplace amongst Hollywood royalty. The Los Angeles Times calls Bogart "animmediate triumph . . . so rich in its research, so compelling in its writing, itis an absorbing human story of the motion picture business in the age ofHumphrey Bogart."

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The late A. M. Sperber was born in Vienna, graduated from Barnard College, and was a Fulbright Scholar. She authored the critically acclaimed bestseller and Pulitzer Prize finalistMurrow: His Life and Times.Bogartis the culmination of the years of research she performed before her death in 1994.Eric Lax’s books includeFaith, Interrupte...

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Title:BogartFormat:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.13 inPublished:November 29, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062107364

ISBN - 13:9780062107367

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“This model biography should become the standard study of Bogart.”