Actor Paul Newman appears successful New Haven, Conn., connected Sept. 18, 1986 (Bob Child/AP Photo)
NEW YORK—A memoir Paul Newman near unpublished successful his beingness volition travel retired adjacent fall.
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced Wednesday that the book, presently untitled, volition see Newman’s thoughts connected “acting, directing, boyhood, family, fame, Hollywood, Broadway, love, his archetypal marriage, his 50-year matrimony to Joanne Woodward, drinking, politics, racing, his eventual thrust to stardom, and aging gracefully.”
Newman, who died successful 2008, began the publication successful the 1980s with the assistance of screenwriter Stewart Stern, who successful crook spoke to dozens of Newman’s friends and associates. It was precocious recovered successful the Connecticut location wherever Woodward inactive lives.
“Through Newman’s voice, and the voices of others, the publication captures the paradoxical and unstoppable emergence of a prima who wrestled with doubts, believing helium was inferior to Marlon Brando and James Dean, and yet transcended his “hunk” presumption to go an Oscar-winning actor, champion contention car driver, societal activist, and entrepreneur whose philanthropy has generated astir a cardinal dollars for charitable causes,” according to Knopf.
“This effect is simply a representation of the histrion successful full, from his aboriginal days to his years successful the Navy, from his commencement successful Hollywood to his emergence to stardom, and with an intimate glimpse of his household life.”
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