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Steve McQueen King of Cool: Tales of a Lurid Life

3.08  ·  Rating Details  ·  26 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Screen hero, rebel, sexual outlaw, savage, street kid, victim, lover and recluse - all Steve McQueen's facets are laid bare in this expose. He lived a life at top speed and defied categorisation. His death still remains a source of speculation."
Hardcover, 466 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by Blood Moon Productions
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May 05, 2010 Marjorie rated it did not like it
Shelves: half-read, crap-books
so far, on the ick level, the meter reads "extremely". Having not read any other material on Steve McQueen, but rather being a fan of his movies and only knowing he was married to Ali McGraw.....I felt the need to know more about this man. He had a really rough beginning to his life and I am anxious to read more about how he pulled through it.....
Rhonda C.
Jun 22, 2012 Rhonda C. rated it did not like it
Oh, my god, my life is not going to be long enough to review this, again - I am only commenting because someone sent me another copy of this garbage, which is what I called it in an Amazon review almost two years ago. Why is this book still out there, and not in seconds and beneath bins? I haven't changed my original opinion - calling this garbage is an insult to garbage. It also would hold up in a slander suit against the writer and publishers, should any of Mr. McQueen's surviving loved ones w ...more
cristina g. dowdle
Apr 09, 2016 cristina g. dowdle rated it liked it
Two stars, only because of the content. It is well written and informative, but his life is not an easy one to read about. In all honesty I just didn't have the stomach to finish this book.
Feb 27, 2016 Jeff rated it liked it
It read like a trashy British tabloid. Either everyone in Hollywood was gay or a homophobe, still the juicy gossip made it an interesting if not biased read.
Valerie Doyle
May 16, 2016 Valerie Doyle rated it liked it
changed my mind on how much I liked Steve McQueen - sorry I read this book
Aug 28, 2014 Frances rated it it was amazing
The book was very interesting and a fast read. If only his mother loved him maybe life would have been different for him.
Oct 19, 2014 Jason_Sudeikis_IsMyHeart rated it it was amazing
Hot book!!
Aug 31, 2010 Rachel rated it liked it
Shelves: biography
never knew he had such a horrible life as a child,
no good , kind stories of hollywood notables, every story sordid and sad
Mar 16, 2010 Jeff rated it liked it
Deliciously trashy. Reads like gay erotica. Not sure if any of it is true but I don't really care.
Feb 16, 2010 Kathleen marked it as to-read
Looks to be something I ~don't~ want the daughters to read!
Sep 30, 2010 Gena rated it it was ok
Had a hard time believing much of this book.
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