Dangerous friends: at large with Hemingway and Huston in the fifties
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 FiftiesUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
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 fiftiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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