William J. Mann
William J. Mann's appearance is cancelled.
In Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30.00) Hollywood biographer William J. Mann provides a portrait of one of the most iconic characters in show business. When she first arrived on Broadway, Streisand was a 17 year old bursting with ambition and talent. Four years later she was the star of the Broadway smash Funny Girl and had three platinum albums. Mann goes behind the scenes to provide the elusive details of Streisand’s early years and the shrewd marketing team that helped propel her to stardom. “. . . an indelible portrait . . .”—Publishers Weekly. Mann is the author of Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn and How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood.