Dangerous friends: at large with Hemingway and Huston in the fifties

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N.A. Talese, Jul 1, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 406 pages
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Peter Viertel's memoir of his years in the world of Ernest Hemingway, John Huston, Irwin Shaw, and the greats of the film industry from the '40s to the '70s. A screenwriter and novelist, Viertel saw in these quintessential American extroverts the authentic self-expression he sought in his writing and in his life. 40 photographs.

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DANGEROUS FRIENDS: At Large with Huston and Hemingway in the Fifties

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Reserved but involving memoir of novelist/screenwriter Viertel's lifelong friendships with John Huston and Ernest Hemingway, among other fabulous folk. Viertel (American Skin, 1983, etc.), son of a ... Read full review

Dangerous friends: at large with Hemingway and Huston in the fifties

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While the two famous H's named in the subtitle get the lion's share of the coverage, screenwriter and novelist Viertel ( The African Queen ; White Hunter, Black Heart ) talks mostly about himself ... Read full review

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