True Myths

True Myths : The Life and Times of Arnold Schwarzenegger

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The strategies of the film star, Arnold Schwarzenegger, are studied and questioned in this biograghy. Some of the questions examined in this book include: has he capitalized on his Nazi patrimnoy to portray the dark avenging macho men of his movies, while simultaneously counrting the Jewish lobby in America; has he turned his steroid record around to play it as a reformed man's fitness anthem - smiled on by President Bush who appointed him a nation's health and sports czar; and how much has he seized on other people's mockery of him - his accent, his name, his bulk - to turn it to his own self-mocking advantage? Nigel Andrews was named the Critic of the Year in the British Press Awards for 1985.
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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747524505
  • 9780747524502