John Wayne's America by Garry Wills
Look inside with Google Book Preview
John Wayne's America
By Garry Wills

John Wayne's America

By (author) See other recent books by Garry Wills
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $47.96
Your Price: $43.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.16 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

John Wayne's America by Garry Wills

Book Description

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 originality-- the biography of an idea-- Garry Wills shows how John Wayne came to embody Amercian values and influenced our culture 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.

Buy John Wayne's America book by Garry Wills from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780684838830
ISBN-10: 0684838834
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...

Books By Author Garry Wills

Rome and Rhetoric by Garry Wills Rome and Rhetoric, Hardback (November 2011)

A many-faceted examination of how Shakespeare brought Rome alive for his readers through a masterful manipulation of ancient rhetoric

Augustine's Confessions by Garry Wills Augustine's Confessions, Hardback (February 2011)

An introduction to "Confessions", one of the most important books in the Christian and Western traditions. It tells the story of the "Confessions" - what motivated Augustine to dictate it, how it asks to be read, and the many ways it has been misread in the one-and-a-half millennia since it was composed.

» View all books by Garry Wills


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about John Wayne's America book by Garry Wills and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Garry Wills close
Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis by Garry Wills
Making Make-Believe Real by Garry Wills
Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis by Garry Wills
Rome and Rhetoric by Garry Wills
Augustine's Confessions by Garry Wills
Martial's Epigrams by Garry Wills
Jeffersonian Transformation by Garry Wills
What Jesus Meant by Garry Wills
Rosary by Garry Wills
Confessions by Garry Wills
Venice by Garry Wills
James Madison by Garry Wills
Mr.Jefferson's University by Garry Wills
Chesterton by Garry Wills
Saint Augustine by Garry Wills
Certain Trumpets by Garry Wills
Lincoln at Gettysburg by Garry Wills
Under God by Garry Wills
» close