Crane : sex, celebrity, and my father's unsolved murder
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Lexington, Kentucky : Univ Pr of Kentucky, 2015., University Press of Kentucky, 2015.
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350 pages ; 24 cm
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Book - Regular Print
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Includes index.
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"On June 29, 1978, Bob Crane, known to Hogan's Heroes fans as Colonel Hogan, was discovered brutally murdered in his Scottsdale, Arizona, apartment. His eldest son, Robert Crane, was called to the crime scene. In this poignant memoir, Robert Crane discusses that terrible day and how he has lived with the unsolved murder of his father. But this storyline is just one thread in his tale of growing up in Los Angeles, his struggles to reconcile the good and sordid sides of his celebrity father, and his own fascinating life. Crane began his career writing for Oui magazine and spent many years interviewing celebrities for Playboy--stars such as Chevy Chase, Bruce Dern, Joan Rivers, and even Koko the signing gorilla. As a result of a raucous encounter with the cast of Canada's SCTV, he found himself shelving his notepad and tape recorder to enter the employ of John Candy--first as an on-again, off-again publicist; then as a full-time assistant, confidant, screenwriter, and producer; and finally as one of Candy'spallbearers. Through disappointment, loss, and heartbreak, Crane's humor and perseverance shine. Beyond the big stars and behind-the-scenes revelations, this riveting account of death, survival, and renewal in the shadow of the Hollywood sign makes a profound statement about the desire for love and permanence in a life where those things continually slip away. By turns shocking and uplifting, Crane is an unforgettable and deeply human story"--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Crane, R., & Fryer, C. (2015). Crane: sex, celebrity, and my father's unsolved murder . Univ Pr of Kentucky.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Crane, Robert, 1951- and Christopher. Fryer. 2015. Crane: Sex, Celebrity, and My Father's Unsolved Murder. Lexington, Kentucky: Univ Pr of Kentucky.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Crane, Robert, 1951- and Christopher. Fryer. Crane: Sex, Celebrity, and My Father's Unsolved Murder Lexington, Kentucky: Univ Pr of Kentucky, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Crane, Robert, and Christopher Fryer. Crane: Sex, Celebrity, and My Father's Unsolved Murder Univ Pr of Kentucky, 2015.

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