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Title:
Quentin Tarantino : shooting from the hip
Author:
Clarkson, Wensley.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 1995.
Physical Description:
xxi, 312 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780879516765

9780879516772
Format :
Book

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Central Library PN1998.3.T358 C63 1995 Adult Non-Fiction Popular Materials-Biography
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"Quentin Tarantino has rapidly emerged as the voice of his generation and a leading icon of popular youth culture. His uniquely stylish films, with their designer violence, exuberant black humour and rapid-fire, tough-guy dialogue, have won him worldwide critical acclaim and rock star status. Tarantino is walking, talking, Oscar-winning proof that you can break the rules and still triumph over Hollywood." "This roller coaster ride through Quentin Tarantino's life and work is based on over 100 in-depth interviews with friends, colleagues and family and was written with the invaluable support of Quentin's mother, Connie. Perceptive and compelling, Quentin Tarantino: Shooting From The Hip penetrates the eccentric world of Hollywood's hottest movie director. It is essential reading for everyone wanting to understand Tarantino the man, and the phenomenon."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Summary

"Quentin Tarantino has rapidly emerged as the voice of his generation and a leading icon of popular youth culture. His uniquely stylish films, with their designer violence, exuberant black humour and rapid-fire, tough-guy dialogue, have won him worldwide critical acclaim and rock star status. Tarantino is walking, talking, Oscar-winning proof that you can break the rules and still triumph over Hollywood." "This roller coaster ride through Quentin Tarantino's life and work is based on over 100 in-depth interviews with friends, colleagues and family and was written with the invaluable support of Quentin's mother, Connie. Perceptive and compelling, Quentin Tarantino: Shooting From The Hip penetrates the eccentric world of Hollywood's hottest movie director. It is essential reading for everyone wanting to understand Tarantino the man, and the phenomenon."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Author Notes

Wensley Clarkson, a British tabloid writer, is the author of more than two dozen true-crime novels and quickie celebrity biographies. In his tell-all book, Death at Every Stop: The True Story of Alleged Gay Serial Killer Andrew Cunanan, Clarkson takes the reader into the mind of the playboy who murdered Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace.

Some of Clarkson's other true-crime novels include Whatever Mother Says, the shocking true story of a woman who was arrested in 1993 for the torture murders of her two daughters. Doctors of Death is the chilling true tales of psychopathic physicians; and An Eye for An Eye is the story of a woman out for revenge after the murder of her daughter, which was turned into a feature film starring Sally Fields. Clarkson's unauthorized biographies include exposes on Mel Gibson, Tom Cruise, John Travolta, and Quentin Tarantino.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Wensley Clarkson, a British tabloid writer, is the author of more than two dozen true-crime novels and quickie celebrity biographies. In his tell-all book, Death at Every Stop: The True Story of Alleged Gay Serial Killer Andrew Cunanan, Clarkson takes the reader into the mind of the playboy who murdered Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace.

Some of Clarkson's other true-crime novels include Whatever Mother Says, the shocking true story of a woman who was arrested in 1993 for the torture murders of her two daughters. Doctors of Death is the chilling true tales of psychopathic physicians; and An Eye for An Eye is the story of a woman out for revenge after the murder of her daughter, which was turned into a feature film starring Sally Fields. Clarkson's unauthorized biographies include exposes on Mel Gibson, Tom Cruise, John Travolta, and Quentin Tarantino.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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