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  • Published: New York : DK Publishing, Inc. ; c2005
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 239 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 29 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0756609348 :

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James Dean

by Perry, George C.

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Call number: 791.43 De

Available Copies: Downtown 3rd Floor

Additional Details

"James Dean 50th anniversary"--Front cover.

"Authorized by the James Dean estate"--Front cover.

Jacket and cover same with photographs of Dean featured on both.

Prologue -- The early years -- The apprenticeship -- The star -- The legacy -- Timeline.

Beginning with his upbringing in the Quaker community of Fairmount, Indiana to his tragic death on September 30, 1955 and the effects his departure had on the world, this is the only official book of the James Dean 50th anniversary celebration, written with assistance from the James Dean estate. Included are rare images and James Dean memorabilia, plus over 30 never-before-seen portraits from Dean family's private collection.

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A Gay Quaker

Many people do not know that James Dean was gay and a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). He was not out during his lifetime, except for telling the military he was gay in order to avoid the draft.

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