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Hardcover This Terrible Business Has Been Good to Me: An Autobiography Book

ISBN: 1552632113

ISBN13: 9781552632116

This Terrible Business Has Been Good to Me: An Autobiography

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In this bestselling autobiography, Norman Jewison reflects on his life as a Hollywood director. Jewison's passionate and entertaining films cover a wide range of subjects and styles, from the classic The Cincinnati Kid to the political satire of The Russians Are Coming to the sultry mystery of In The Heat of the Night (winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture of 1967), and from the powerful screen version of Broadway's Fiddler on the...

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Director of 'Moonstruck', 'In the Heat of the Night' and other memorable films has written his autob

I finished this in three days and found it to be a fine book. Between 1965 and 1968 Norman Jewison directed 'The Cincinnati Kid', 'The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming','In the Heat of the Night' and the original 'The Thomas Crown Affair'. The book is at its best covering those years and those films. Chapters on 'Fiddler on the Roof' and 'Moonstruck' were not quite as successful. The most recent films-'Other People's Money','Only You' and 'Hurricane'-were treated rather briskly.
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