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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John Charles Carter  

Pen Name: Charlton Heston


Born: October 4, 1924 in Evanston, Illinois

Died: April 5, 2008 in Beverly Hills, California

-- John Charles Carter on WorldCat --

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Titles At Your Library

In the Arena: An Autobiography
ISBN: 0684803941

Simon & Schuster. 1995

Describing a career that spans half a century, one of America's favorite actors tells of his childhood shyness, personal insecurities, early steps to Broadway and television, and behind-the-scenes accounts of his great epic films. 100,000 first printing. Tour.

To Be a Man: Letters to My Grandson
ISBN: 0684841169

Simon & Schuster. 1997

The famed actor passes on to his grandson his advice about how to do one's best while keeping one's promises, how to be fair, and how to be a good man

Charlton Heston's Hollywood: 50 Years in American Film
ISBN: 1577193571

Gt Pub Corp. 1998

Documents the actor's career through behind-the-scenes looks at all of his movies and anecdotes about the actors, actresses, and directors with whom he has worked



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