Sidney Lumet: A Life

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Product Details

Price
$29.99
Publisher
St. Martin's Press
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
6.1 X 1.6 X 9.1 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250030153

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About the Author

Maura Spiegel is a born and bred New Yorker, and has been teaching literature and film at Columbia University for over two decades. She is co-director of the Division of Narrative Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she teaches film to first year medical students. She has published articles on many subjects including the history of the emotions, Charles Dickens, Victorian fashion and film, and diamonds in the movies.

Reviews

"This revealing and entertaining biography provides a sensitive look at one of Hollywood's most humanistic and socially aware filmmakers." --Publishers Weekly

"Spiegel does a yeoman's job of telling those stories in this illuminating biography . . . . Essential reading for movie fans." --Booklist

"A likely definitive exploration of the director's distinguished career--of great interest to budding filmmakers and film enthusiasts." --Kirkus (starred review)

"An insightful biography, perfect for film buffs." --Library Journal