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Jim Henson by Brian Jay Jones
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really liked it

Rating: 4 of 5

My response to and rating of Jim Henson: The Biography was far more subjective and biased than any other book in recent memory. I suspect many people interested in reading this biography would be in the same boat.

While Jones presented a comprehensive chronological narrative, at times the writing was rather dry. I guess since Henson's biggest priority was work, it made sense that the focus of the biography was on the business side of his life.

"When I was young," wrote Jim, "my ambition was to be one of the people who makes a difference in this world. My hope still is to leave this world a little bit better for my being there."
And he did (p. 490).

Highly recommended to all fans of Henson's work.
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June 15, 2014 – Shelved
June 15, 2014 – Shelved as: to-read
September 5, 2014 – Started Reading
September 6, 2014 – Finished Reading

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