The Ragman's Son: An Autobiography

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Gale, Feb 1, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 616 pages
17 Reviews
The noted actor talks about his childhood as the son of an illiterate Jewish ragpicker, the anger born of a difficult childhood, and how that emotion inspired him to succeed as a Hollywood star, fighter, father, and friend

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User Review  - Odie Ellis - Goodreads

An UN-flinching look into one of the biggest stars in entertainment. Wonderfully written, could have easily been a thriller with Kirk going back to his childhood roots and references to his given name ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jh Gason - Goodreads

An UN-flinching look into one of the biggest stars in entertainment. Wonderfully written, could have easily been a thriller with Kirk going back to his childhood roots and references to his given name ... Read full review

Contents

High School
36
Big Man on Campus
53
New York New York
81
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Kirk Douglas has been a Hollywood legend for more than half a century. His eighty-three films include "The Bad and the Beautiful" and "Lust for Life. "In addition, his company, Bryna, has produced such classics as "Spartacus, " Douglas has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award given by the President, as well as numerous other awards and honors. Currently he serves as a Goodwill Ambassador for the State Department and the Legion de Honneur in France. The father of four sons, and grandfather of five, he lives with his wife, Anne, in Beverly Hills.

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