The Unruly Life of Woody Allen

The Unruly Life of Woody Allen

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Marion Meade tells the whole story of Woody Allen's life, from his working class beginnings in the Bronx, through his early career as a gag writer for New York newspaper columnists, his struggles as a stand-up comedian, to his break-through into films with What's New Pussycat (which he wrote and starred in alongside Peter O'Toole). As a writer/director he has made many films most notably Annie Hall (starring Diane Keaton with whom he lived for many years), Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters (with Mia Farrow, with whom he had a 13 year relationship) and Broadway Danny Rose. Marion Meade's is an unauthorised life, but many of those close to Allen both professionally and personally have talked as her previous books on Keaton and Dorothy Parker were widely praised.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 129 x 197 x 23mm | 333g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • portraits
  • 0753811170
  • 9780753811177

About Marion Meade

Marion Meade is the author of six biographies and two novels. She studied at Northwestern University and received a Master's Degree in journalism from Columbia University. She lives in New York City.show more

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