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Crane: Sex, Celebrity, and My Father's Unsolved Murder by Robert Crane, Christopher Fryer PDF

By Robert Crane, Christopher Fryer

ISBN-10: 0813160758

ISBN-13: 9780813160757

On June 29, 1978, Bob Crane, recognized to Hogan's Heroes lovers as Colonel Hogan, was once came upon brutally murdered in his Scottsdale, Arizona, condo. His eldest son, Robert Crane, used to be known as to the crime scene. during this poignant memoir, Robert Crane discusses that poor day and the way he has lived with the unsolved homicide of his father. yet this storyline is only one thread in his story of growing to be up in l. a., his struggles to reconcile the nice and sordid aspects of his megastar father, and his personal attention-grabbing life.

Crane begun his profession writing for Oui journal and spent a long time interviewing celebrities for Playboy — stars resembling Chevy Chase, Bruce Dern, Joan Rivers, or even Koko the signing gorilla. due to a raucous stumble upon with the forged of Canada's SCTV, he chanced on himself shelving his notepad and tape recorder to go into the hire of John sweet — first as an on-again, off-again publicist; then as a full-time assistant, confidant, screenwriter, and manufacturer; and eventually as one among Candy's pallbearers.

Through unhappiness, loss, and heartbreak, Crane's humor and perseverance shine. past the massive stars and behind-the-scenes revelations, this riveting account of loss of life, survival, and renewal within the shadow of the Hollywood signal makes a profound assertion concerning the wish for romance and permanence in a existence the place these issues always slip away. through turns surprising and uplifting, Crane is an unforgettable and deeply human story.

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