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    DescriptionRichard Harris was a giant who oozed charisma on screen. But off screen he was troubled and addicted to every pleasure life could offer. Coming from a typical Irish Catholic background of the time, he was forced by a teenage illness to abandon his beloved rugby, but not his macho appetites. Discovering theatre saved him. He had found his calling. Despite marrying the daughter of a peer, he never tried to fit in. He was always a hell-raiser to the core, along with legendary buddies Oliver Reed and Peter O'Toole. But he was more; he was a gifted poet and singer. He was an intelligent family man who took great interest in his craft, a Renaissance man of the film world. Every time his excesses threatened to kill his career - and himself - he rose magnificently from the ashes, first with an Oscar-winning performance as Bull McCabe in The Field, then in the Harry Potter franchise. Delve into this magnificent legend of the big screen in this fascinatingly put together biography of Richard Harris and enjoy an insight that no fan should be without.


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    Title
    A Man Called Harris: The Life of Richard Harris
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Sheridan, By (author) Anthony Galvin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780750955584
    ISBN 10: 0750955589
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000
    Thema V1.0: DNBH
    Illustrations note
    16 black & white illustrations, 8 black & white plates
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    02 September 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud