John Wayne: My Father

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Taylor Trade Publications, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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The daughter of John Wayne and his third wife, Pilar, Aissa delves into her father's childhood, his film career, and his life off the screen. John Wayne: My Father reports Wayne's life faithfully and compassionately, resulting in an affecting portrait that offers a new perspective on one of America's most enduring heroes.
 

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Boring book

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I would not recommend this book. The author complains about her childhood.Her mother and father didnt listen to her and she couldnt tell them what was bothering her. Her father demanded her attention. I only wish my childhood could have been so horrible. Read full review

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Born in 1956 to John Wayne and his third wife, Pilar, the author witnessed the passing of her father from movie star to American icon. Not surprisingly, he was a stern father--harder on his sons than ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
3
Chapter 1
8
Chapter 2
16
Chapter 3
22
Chapter 4
32
Chapter 5
37
Chapter 6
43
Chapter 7
51
Chapter 21
127
Chapter 22
134
Chapter 23
139
Chapter 24
145
Chapter 25
153
Chapter 26
161
Chapter 27
167
Chapter 28
171

Chapter 8
61
Chapter 9
67
Chapter 10
71
Chapter 11
76
Chapter 12
83
Chapter 13
87
Chapter 14
91
Chapter 15
97
Chapter 16
100
Chapter 17
107
Chapter 18
110
Chapter 19
115
Chapter 20
122
Chapter 29
178
Chapter 30
183
Chapter 31
187
Chapter 32
191
Chapter 33
195
Chapter 34
200
Chapter 35
206
Chapter 36
210
Chapter 37
213
Epilogue
218
Index
221
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About the author (1998)

Wayne, daughter of John and Pilar Wayne.

Steve Delsohn has written several acclaimed books about sports, including the New York Times bestseller Out of Bounds with NFL great Jim Brown. He is the author of two previous oral histories, The Fire Inside: Firefighters Talk About Their Lives and Talking Irish: The Oral History of Notre Dame Football. Delsohn is also a correspondent for ESPN television. A native of Chicago, he now lives in Thousand Oaks, California, with his wife and three daughters.

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