Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Peckinpah by Garner Simmons

One of the most colourful, innovative and controversial film directors of the 60s and 70s, Sam Peckinpah is best known for the challenging classic western The Wild Bunch. Garner Simmons, television and screenwriter who served on the set of two Peckinpah films, spent ten years researching the definitive biography of his sometime mentor. He interviewed Peckinpah himself at great length, and talked candidly with such co-workers as Jason Robards, Steve McQueen, Ali McGraw, Charlton Heston, Dustin Hoffman and Kris Kristofferson, as well as with various film executives and technicians. Their words enhance Simmon's vivid portrait of a complex, intuitive near-genius who, believing that creativity can be born only out of turmoil, was always prepared to cause it.

Buy Peckinpah by Garner Simmons from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780879102739
ISBN-10: 087910273X
Format: Hardback
(225mm x 150mm x 25mm)
Pages: 266
Imprint: Limelight Editions
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Peckinpah by Garner Simmons

Book Reviews - Peckinpah by Garner Simmons

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Peckinpah book by Garner Simmons and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Garner Simmons

Garner Simmons