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One Man Tango

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A child of the Mexican Revolution, Anthony Quinn, one of the most colorful and flamboyant actors of all time, has been a migrant worker, has trained as an architect under Frank Lloyd Wright, and is a celebrated painter and sculptor. This long-awaited biography recounts Quinn's fascinating life and his career in the Golden Age of Hollywood. 32 pages of photos.
Hardcover, 388 pages
Published December 31st 1995 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published January 1st 1995)
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Trebor
A great autobiography. Honest and informative. I always liked him and now I respect him ,as well.
Sara
نسخه فارسی این کتاب رو با ترجمه ماندانا ارفع خوندم.
«سال 1960 میلادی بود. لورنس اولیویه سعی داشت به طور مفصل برایم توضیح دهد که تفاوت کار او با من در چیست. یک روز بعد از ظهر خطاب به من گفت: «شما هنرپیشه های آمریکایی قبل از شروع به دویدن صبر میکنید تا حقیقت را به دست آورید، اما من ترجیح میدهم ابتدا بروم و بگذارم حقیقت مرا پیدا کند.» اکنون فکر میکنم که دقیقا حرف او درست است.»

«دوچرخه سوار اگر بخواهد چیزهای تازه در مورد خود بیابد باید تنهایی دوران سفر را بپذیرد. همواره فکر میکردم که به یک همراه چه زن
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Matthew
I "read" this one on audio book...don't know if that constitutes "cheating" (LOL), but this was magnificent. Anthony Quinn narrated large portions fo the text, mostly modern times, with flashbacks and historical recollections by a younger male narrator.

Listening to Quinn feels like listening to a long-lost grandfather who taught with his life about manhood, about bravery, kindness, as well as human failings and mistakes. Quinn's origins as son of a sharecropper contrast with early hard work in H
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Leandra
I am not normally a biography reader, but this book was written well and insightful not only into this actor's life but also into the inner workings of Hollywood when some of the biggest stars were under contract to a few studios. Recommended for those who want a peek into what happened backstage during those b&w films.
John Massarini
Unusually candid autobiography. A more honest and open book and an interesting man.
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