The Resource Steve McQueen : the salvation of an American icon, Greg Laurie with Marshall Terrill, (electronic resource)

Steve McQueen : the salvation of an American icon, Greg Laurie with Marshall Terrill, (electronic resource)

Label
Steve McQueen : the salvation of an American icon
Title
Steve McQueen
Title remainder
the salvation of an American icon
Statement of responsibility
Greg Laurie with Marshall Terrill
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Join Greg Laurie as he takes a cross-country drive in his 1968 Highland Green Ford Mustang 390 GT through the canyons of Malibu, the alleys of Hollywood, the wide and open roads of the Midwest, the streets of New York, as he traces the wooly geography of actor Steve McQueen's life, relationships, career and spiritual journey. This iconic muscle car was the vehicle McQueen drove in his most raucous and enduring film, Bullitt. In the 1960s, McQueen was, according to box office receipts, the biggest movie star of his generation and one of the coolest men to ever walk the planet. Greg Laurie was a teen at the time and an ardent fan of "The King of Cool," first mesmerized by McQueen in 1963's The Great Escape. Like millions of cinema fans, Greg developed a lifelong fascination with the actor. Now he has a chance to tell McQueen's story. McQueen was a complex, contradictory man who lived the same way he drove his motorcycles and cars: fearlessly, ruthlessly and at top speed. After a lifetime of fast cars, women and drugs, McQueen took a surprising detour. In this book, Laurie thoughtfully interviews members of Steve McQueen's family, friends, co-stars, associates, widow and pastor to tell of the dramatic life-change for the actor in the spring of 1979 - six months before McQueen was diagnosed with terminal cancer. What were the critical steps that led McQueen to make such a life-altering decision? Perhaps more importantly, why is that part of his story so rarely told? This book answers these questions. Greg Laurie will follow the seeds of Christianity that were sown throughout McQueen's improbable life where a Light finally shone into the darkness of his troubled life. These seeds miraculously germinated, allowing McQueen to see that redemption through Jesus Christ is a lasting truth more glittering and real than any magic of the entertainment industry
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laurie, Greg
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/8092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.M547
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Terrill, Marshall
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McQueen, Steve
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Label
Steve McQueen : the salvation of an American icon, Greg Laurie with Marshall Terrill, (electronic resource)
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online resource
Carrier category code
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781946891068
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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ad959c06-3c83-4d2b-8dc4-8ec570beb508
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)990140796
Label
Steve McQueen : the salvation of an American icon, Greg Laurie with Marshall Terrill, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781946891068
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ad959c06-3c83-4d2b-8dc4-8ec570beb508
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)990140796

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