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George Stevens Jr. -- My Place in the Sun Audiobook

Oscar, Emmy, Peabody, Writer Guild Award-winning Producer, Director, Writer, Playwright, and Author George Stevens Jr. discusses with Jan Price his new audiobook autobiography, "My Place in the Sun" -- available to purchase on Audible and other online audiobooks retailers!


The son of a celebrated Hollywood director emerges from his father's shadow to claim his own place as a visionary force in American culture. George Stevens, Jr. tells an intimate and moving tale of his relationship with his Oscar-winning father and his own distinguished career in Hollywood and Washington. Fascinating people, priceless stories, and a behind-the-scenes view of some of America's major cultural and political events grace this riveting memoir.


In My Place in the Sun, George Stevens, Jr. shares his lifelong passion for advancing the art of American film, enlightening audiences, and shining a spotlight on notable figures who inspire us. He provides an insightful look at Hollywood's Golden Age and an insider's account of Washington spanning six decades, bringing to life a sparkling era of American history and culture.


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