Dances with Wolves: The Illustrated Story of the Epic Film

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HarperCollins, Jun 22, 1999 - Performing Arts - 160 pages
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With more than 300,000 copies sold--this is the only official companion book about the making of the seven-time Oscar®-winning movie. It contains the screenplay; editorial, photo, and art features on the history of the Plains Indians, the frontier, and the Civil War; personal essays by Costner, Blake and Wilson, behind-the-scene production stories, and much more. 170 illustrations, 80 in color.

The Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks, official companions to films, large format (8 3/8 x 10 7/8), heavily illustrated throughout, with color photographs, details on the making of the film, background on the filmmakers and cast.

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This is a case of the movie being better than the book. The movie took liberties with the story that actually enhanced the written word. Additionally, the ending of the movie brought the relationship ... Read full review

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I read this when it was relatively new, and thought it quite good; not entirely a novel of "romantic savage" mien, there being a healthy dose of reality in the milieu of the Indian tribes, but close enough. (I would probably have given it 4 stars at the time.) Read full review

Contents

PROLOGUE
2
PART I
10
PART II
27
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About the author (1999)

Kevin Costner has been a lifelong fisherman and outdoorsman. When not acting, writing, or directing, he can be found exploring nature and sharing the experience with his family.

His previous books include Dances With Wolves, Airman Mortensen, and Marching to Valhalla. He received an Academy Award for his screen adaptation of Dances With Wolves. He lives with his wife and children on a ranch in Southern Arizona.

Wilson is a leading figure in wildlife conservation in Ireland. He has been an enthusiastic birdwatcher for over 20 years and travels throughout the country promoting and encouraging awareness of Ireland's birdlife.

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