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The Resource The Billy Bob tapes : a cave full of ghosts, Billy Bob Thornton ; with Kinky Friedman

The Billy Bob tapes : a cave full of ghosts, Billy Bob Thornton ; with Kinky Friedman

Label
The Billy Bob tapes : a cave full of ghosts
Title
The Billy Bob tapes
Title remainder
a cave full of ghosts
Statement of responsibility
Billy Bob Thornton ; with Kinky Friedman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Raised in small-town Arkansas, Billy Bob Thornton grew up amid a rich storytelling tradition. See, the South is just different than other places. . . . You can feel the ghosts there. As a kid, he would sit on the porch listening to his family or some old man down the road spinning yarns about colorful neighbors. These stories didn't have to be made up. The characters were already there, so the stories just came out of the characters we knew. Thus was borne his Oscar-winning masterpiece Sling Blade and now The Billy Bob Tapes--a narrative based on late-night conversations with Kinky Friedman and other friends who gathered 'round to hear Billy mine a cave full of ghosts. Billy's long career in Hollywood yields stories of inspired collaborations and failed ones, true friendships with other actors and musicians, and good friends gone too soon. In The Billy Bob Tapes, he reflects on the critics, the culture around fame, and the challenges of conveying an artistic vision in film. Most striking is Billy's clear-eyed perspective about the magic of entertainment, and how we perceive it in a rapidly changing world. With passion, unvarnished honesty, wry humor, and a little help from friends Angelina Jolie, Robert Duvall, Dwight Yoakam, Tom Epperson, and Daniel Lanois, Billy Bob finally talks
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thornton, Billy Bob
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/8092
  • B
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.T395
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Friedman, Kinky
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thornton, Billy Bob
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Celebrities
Label
The Billy Bob tapes : a cave full of ghosts, Billy Bob Thornton ; with Kinky Friedman
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn757484161
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 272 p.
Isbn
9780062101778
Other physical details
col. ill., ports
System control number
(OCoLC)757484161
Label
The Billy Bob tapes : a cave full of ghosts, Billy Bob Thornton ; with Kinky Friedman
Publication
Control code
ocn757484161
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 272 p.
Isbn
9780062101778
Other physical details
col. ill., ports
System control number
(OCoLC)757484161

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