Travolta by Nigel Andrews
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No Hollywood star has risen so brightly, after so big a fall, as the man who returned from a decade in straight-to-video Hell to reclaim adulation as a lovable hit man in Pulp Fiction. Nigel Andrew wittily scans the mother-dominated childhood in New Jersey; the years of life- endangering fan assault; the refuge in Scientology; the night his piloting exploits brought three major airports to standstill; and, with unique insights and revelations from the film-makers who have worked with him, the "comeback" years of high achievement as an actor.
 

About Nigel Andrews

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Nigel Andrews is the film critic of the Financial Times and the author of True Myths: The Life and Times of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Birch Lane Press, 1996. After graduating from Cambridge University he worked at the British Film Institute as an editor on the Cinema One book series and was a frequent writer for Sight and Sound and the Monthly Film Bulletin. He has also broadcast regularly for BBC Radio, writing and presenting programmes on the arts and cinema. In 1985 he was named Critic of the Year in the British Press Awards.
 
Published January 1, 1998 by Bloomsbury Publishing. 352 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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