The Entertainer: Movies, Magic, and My Father's Twentieth Century

The Entertainer: Movies, Magic, and My Father's Twentieth Century

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Using the life and career of her father, an early Hollywood actor, New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot tells the thrilling story of the rise of popular culture through a transfixing personal lens. The arc of Lyle Talbot’s career is in fact the story of American entertainment. Born in 1902, Lyle left his home in small-town Nebraska in 1918 to join a traveling carnival. From there he became a magician’s assistant, an actor in a traveling theater troupe, a romantic… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


"The Entertainer" is as nimble as its subject.

Kirkus Reviews : The Entertainer (September 01, 2012)

A thorough, lovingly researched paean to a father and a way of life.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Riverhead (November 08, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 5.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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