Forry: The Life of Forrest J Ackerman

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Forrest J Ackerman (1916-2008) was an author, archivist, agent, actor, promoter, and editor of the iconic fan magazine Famous Monsters of Filmland; a founder of science fiction fandom; and one of the world's foremost collectors of sci-fi, horror and fantasy films, literature, and memorabilia. This biography begins with a foreword by Joe Moe, Ackerman's caregiver and close friend since 1983. It documents Ackerman's lifelong dedication to his work in both literature and film; his interests, travels, relationships and associations with famous personalities; and his lasting impact on popular culture. Primary research material includes letters given by Ackerman to the author during their long friendship, and reminiscences from five of Ackerman's friends, fans and colleagues.

Product Details

Price
£36.50
Publisher
McFarland & Co Inc
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9780786448845
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