The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lincoln at Gettysburg brings his eloquence, wit, and on-target perceptions of American life and politics to this fascinating, well-drawn protrait of a twentieth-century hero. In this work of great originalityathe biography of an ideaaGarry Wills shows how John Wayne came to embody Amercian values and influenced our cultoure to a degree unmatched by any other public figure of his time. In Wills's hands, Waynes story is tranformed into a compelling narrative about the intersection of popular entertainment and political realities in mid-twentieth-century America.For the Iowan migration to California, see Carey McWilliams, Southern California Country: An Island on the Land (Dell, Sloan aamp; Pierce, 1946), pp. ... For the 1901 football roster of sixteen players, see the 1901-1902 yearbook (Zenith), p. 108. 8.
|Title||:||John Wayne's America|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2013-05-28|