Burt Lancaster: An American Life

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Thorndike Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 968 pages
Startlingly handsome, witty, fanatically loyal, charming, scary, and intensely sexual -- Burt Lancaster was the quintessential bete du cinema, one of Hollywood's greatest stars. He was, as well, an intensely private man, and he authorized no biographies in his lifetime. Kate Buford is the first writer to win the cooperation of Lancaster's widow, close friends, and colleagues. Her book is a revelation.

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Buford, a National Public Radio commentator, has written the definitive biography of the enigmatic Burt Lancaster. Though Lancaster never authorized a biography in his lifetime, Buford was able to ... Read full review

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Absorbing, and detailed account of the great man's career. Read full review


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