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    DescriptionOne of Hollywood's great leading men, James Garner boasts a career that spans six decades. Whether known as Bret Maverick, Jim Rockford, or Noah Calhoun, Garner's mass appeal transcends generations, but few know the true story of his life, now told in his intimate memoir of growing up in Oklahoma and making it in Hollywood. After suffering physical abuse at the hands of his stepmother, Garner left home at fourteen. He went on to become Oklahoma's first draftee of the Korean War and was honoured for his bravery with two Purple Hearts. Garner eventually returned to Los Angeles where his acting career took off. Working alongside some of the most renowned celebrities - among them Julie Andrews, Marlon Brando, Clint Eastwood - Garner became a star in his own right.


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    Title
    The Garner Files
    Subtitle
    A Memoir
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Garner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781451642612
    ISBN 10: 145164261X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGFA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.1A
    BIC subject category V2: APB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: APF
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25880
    B&T Approval Code: C07521500
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO005000
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/MASC
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 791.4302/8092
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 791.43028092
    LC classification: PN2287.G385 A3 2012
    Thema V1.0: DNC, DNBF
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Publication date
    22 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "Garner follows his own heroic dictum: Plenty of self-deprecating, humor, a general air of live-and-let-live, but when it comes down to it, no pulled punches. For Garner fans, 'The Garner Files' is catnip...it is a fine, frank and fun collection."--LOS ANGELES TIMES