Brando by Peter Manso
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Using information gathered from seven years of research and hundreds of interviews, a respected biographer offers an insightful and revealing look at the troubled and fabled life of Marlon Brando, one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.
 

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Peter Manso has lived in Provincetown since the '50s. He is the author of biographies of Norman Mailer and Marlon Brando, and his work has appeared in numerous publications, including "The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Vanity Fair, Premiere, " and "Paris Match."
 
Published January 1, 1994 by Hyperion. 1118 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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After receiving excellent notices in several smaller parts, his dazzling performance in A Streetcar Named Desire led him to Hollywood, where, as Manso observes, he established ``his indelible, transcendent image as a genius among actors.'' Manso is good at eliciting from Brando's colleagues a sen...

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Manso's epic profile of Brando reveals a self-destructive personality combined with bursts of idealism and a stunningly uneven film career. (Nov.)

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Manso's epic profile of Brando reveals a self-destructive personality combined with bursts of idealism and a stunningly uneven film career.

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