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⥝ Format Kindle [ Life Itself: A Memoir ] For Free ⦀ Kindle Ebook By Roger Ebert 䑝 ⥝ Format Kindle [ Life Itself: A Memoir ] For Free ⦀ Kindle Ebook By Roger Ebert 䑝 As Ebert notes in his new autobiography, Life Itself, his silence has made his inner voice vivid, and as he himself says in his introduction the book is proof of it In particular, he summons his youth he was born in 1942 and those who were close to him then family, friends, neighbors, teachers with a wealth of detail that is at once a tribute to the vigorous fullness with which he has lived and to his power of perception, recollection, and description The treasure of the book is Ebert s portraiture whether of family, friends, colleagues, or celebrities He speaks lovingly of actors I am beneath everything else a fan I was fixed in this mode as a young boy and am awed by people who take the risks of performance in particular, his sketches of Robert Mitchum, Lee Marvin, and John Wayne pulsate with life they re juicily quotable, but I won t bother quoting just do read them , and he conjures a remarkable character, Billy Silver Dollar Baxter, a former wheeler dealer at the Cannes Film Festival who, Ebert writes, now lives not far from Broadway, which is to Billy as the stream is to the trout The dialogue Ebert reproduces is a comic masterwork I feel as if I m seeing a version of the American tycoon from Jacques Tati s Playtime, only smarter, raunchier, and inventive Irving Take care of Francis Ford Chrysler over there And set em up for Prince Albert in a can Whatever he s having Doo blays Richard Brody, The New Yorker Ebert is exceptionally good company Like Christopher Hitchens and Kirk Douglas, he works prodigiously and narrates his Job like woes with a surprisingly chipper voice.and a captivating, moveable feast it is Maureen Dowd, New York Times Book Review Candid, funny and kaleidoscopicThis is the best thing Mr Ebert has ever writtenThe book sparkles with his new, improvisatory, written version of dinner party conversationIts globe trotting, indefatigable author comes across as the life of a lifelong party Janet Maslin, The New York Times Ebert is best known, of course, as the nation s most prominent film critic but in recent years he s turned to exploring personal concerns on his widely read blog, leading to this poignant memoir Five years ago, surgeries following thyroid cancer left him unable to speak, eat, or drink, but as he recounts, he began to replace what I lost with what I remembered This enhanced recall allows him to relate with exhaustive detail his halcyon if unremarkable childhood in a small town in the Midwest and his life changing college days When the narrative turns to journalism and, inevitably, movies, as Ebert falls into his reviewing gig at the Chicago Sun Times in 1967, the focus becomes sharper, and even the tangential chapters devoted to topics ranging from his encounters with film legends to his stormy relationship with TV partner Gene Siskel are cogently engaging But it s the most personal segments, dealing with his struggle with alcoholism, his supportive wife, Chaz, and his recent illness, that give the book its considerable emotional heft Ebert illuminates and assesses his life with the same insight and clarity that marks his acclaimed movie reviews Booklist starred review It s hardly surprising that Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize winning film critic for the Chicago Sun Times since 1967, begins this candid examination of an extraordinary life with an allusion to Ingmar Bergman s Persona, about an actress who loses her voice in mid performance Though three thyroid cancer surgeries resulting in the removal of his lower jaw have left Ebert unable to speak, eat, or drink, these are not famous last words Forgoing a traditional linear format, each chapter particularly My Old Man and Big John Wayne could function as a stand alone essay Born in Urbana, Ill., in 1942, Ebert spent a carefree childhood, often with his nose in a book Drawn to newspapers beginning in high school, he became the sports reporter for his school paper before rising to the rank of co editor The position of film critic fell into his lap at the Sun Times a paper he joined after leaving a graduate English program and Ebert hasn t looked back And while films have governed his life for close to 50 years, he wisely doesn t choose the greatest hits version of his reviewing career, focusing instead on the life he s lived in between screenings his battle with alcoholism tight knit friendships forged in the newsroom and bar and his marriage to Chaz, whom he calls the great fact of my life Hollywood gets its due, but it s an ensemble player, sharing the screen with reminiscences both witty and passionate from one of our most important cultural voices Publisher s Weekly starred review Thoughtful, entertaining, and emotionalEbert comes across as smart, bighearted, and eccentricand writes with unflinching candor about difficult subjects Entertainment Weekly A Tales from childhood, interviews with film stars and directors, funny and touching stories about colleagues, and evocative essays about trips unspool before the reader in a series of loosely organized, often beautifully written essays crafted by a witty, clear eyed yet romantic raconteur.Ebert s work as a film critic sent him traveling, and his wonderfully personal essays on places around the world where he seeks solitude are highlights of the book, rich in reflections, imagery and sensory detail Washington Post A gentle look back, Life Itself A Memoir is as moving as it is amusing, fresh evidence that Roger Ebert is a writer who happens to love movies, not a movie lover who happens to write Associated Press Ebert s new memoir, Life Itself, is an episodic, impressionistic and skillfully written exploration of his life, from his 1950s childhood in Urbana, Ill., to his recent battles against thyroid cancer, which have left him unable to speak, or to eat or drink through his mouth What shines throughout the book is Ebert s humility, his down to earth and powerful sense of decency Minneapolis Star Tribune His story is inspirational, and his memoirs, Life Itself, are a pleasure to read.Spellbinding The Boston ReviewTHE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The best thing Mr Ebert has ever written Janet Maslin, New York Times To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts We must try to contribute joy to the world That is true no matter what our problems, our health, our circumstances We must try I didn t always know this, and am happy I lived long enough to find it out Roger Ebert is the best known film critic of our time He has been reviewing films for the Chicago Sun Times since 1967, and was the first film critic ever to win a Pulitzer Prize He has appeared on television for four decades.In 2006, complications from thyroid cancer treatment resulted in the loss of his ability to eat, drink, or speak But with the loss of his voice, Ebert has only become a prolific and influential writer And now, for the first time, he tells the full, dramatic story of his life and career.In this candid, personal history, Ebert chronicles it all his loves, losses, and obsessions his struggle and recovery from alcoholism his marriage his politics and his spiritual beliefs He writes about his years at the Sun Times, his colorful newspaper friends, and his life changing collaboration with Gene Siskel He shares his insights into movie stars and directors like John Wayne and Martin Scorsese.This is a story that only Roger Ebert could tell Filled with the same deep insight, dry wit, and sharp observations that his readers have long cherished, this is than a memoir it is a singular, warm hearted, inspiring look at life itself. 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    • Life Itself: A Memoir
    • 2.4
    • 180
    • Format Kindle
    • 448 pages
    • 0446584967
    • Roger Ebert
    • Anglais
    • 21 February 2016

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