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By Gabor H Wylie

In this leading edge biography of 1 of Hollywood’s so much lately topped kings, Gabor H. Wylie supplies Russell Crowe lovers what they’ve been eager for — the tales that make up a life-time, little anecdotal gemstones strung jointly like pearls on a necklace. The megastar of Gladiator, The Insider, and L.A. personal is printed as by no means sooner than. From Crowe’s New Zealand roots to his emotional Oscar triumph, Wylie strains his trip to stardom with real tales that experience textured his lifestyles alongside the way in which. think Crowe’s campy portrayal of transvestite Frank N. Furter in an Australian degree construction of The Rocky Horror photo exhibit. Or the instant Crowe printed to his surprised father that, because the kin couldn’t find the money for to ship him to college to check heritage as he had deliberate, he meant to make his approach as a performer. this can be Russell Crowe — the committed musician, the acclaimed actor, the attention-grabbing guy — rendered within the so much intimate medium we all know: the tales of his lifestyles. "Crowe comes throughout as a posh character right here — part boozing, pushed machismo; part gentle, dependable, sentimental, and moral. Older teenage readers will get pleasure from this quickly read." Voice of juvenile Advocates, June 2002

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