Download Audiobook The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir by Paul Newman in English

The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir


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The uncooked, candid, unvarnished memoir of an American icon. The best film star of the previous 75 years covers every little thing: his traumatic childhood, his profession, his consuming, his ideas on Marlon Brando, James Dean, Elizabeth Taylor, John Huston, his best roles, performing, his intimate life with Joanne Woodward, his innermost fears and passions and joys. With ideas/feedback all through from Joanne Woodward, George Roy Hill, Tom Cruise, Elia Kazan and lots of others.In 1986, Paul Newman and his closest buddy, screenwriter Stewart Stern, started a rare venture. Stuart was to compile an oral historical past, to have Newman’s household and mates and those that labored intently with him, discuss concerning the actor’s life. After which Newman would work with Stewart and provides his aspect of the story. The one stipulation was that anybody who spoke on the document needed to be utterly sincere. That very same stipulation utilized to Newman himself. The venture lasted 5 years.The result’s a rare memoir, culled from hundreds of pages of transcripts. The e book is insightful, revealing, shocking. Newman’s voice is highly effective, generally humorous, generally painful, all the time assembly that top commonplace of searing honesty. The extra voices—from childhood mates and Navy buddies, from members of the family and movie and theater collaborators similar to Tom Cruise, George Roy Hill, Martin Ritt, and John Huston—that run all through add richness and coloration and context to the story Newman is telling.Newman’s typically traumatic childhood is brilliantly detailed. He talks about his teenage insecurities, his early failures with ladies, his rise to stardom, his early rivals (Marlon Brando and James Dean), his first marriage, his consuming, his philanthropy, the loss of life of his son Scott, his robust want for his daughters to know and perceive the reality about their father. Maybe essentially the most shifting materials within the e book facilities round his relationship with Joanne Woodward—their love for one another, his dependence on her, the best way she formed him intellectually, emotionally and sexually.The Extraordinary Lifetime of an Extraordinary Man is revelatory and introspective, private and analytical, loving and tender in some locations, all the time complicated and profound.*Features a downloadable PDF of all the pictures from the printed bookPLEASE NOTE: Once you buy this title, the accompanying PDF can be out there in your Audible Library together with the audio.