A biography of the director details his many films and describes how his unique and evocative gift for storytelling evolved from experiences in his own life, including his parents' divorce and his return to Judaism after his son was born.
xiii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-214) and index.
Beginnings and the Lost Ark
Steve bites his nails and hears voices
Arcadia : the best and worst of times
The kid with the briefcase
Jaws "Open Wide"
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
1941 and Raiders of the Lost Ark
E.T., Poltergeist, and Twilight Zone
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and The Color Purple
Empire of the Sun
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Always, and Hook
Schindler's List, Jurassic Park, and the Shoah Foundation
Amistad and The Lost World : Jurassic Park Saving Private Ryan and A.I.
Minority Report and Catch Me If You Can
The Terminal, War of the Worlds, and Munich
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Adventures of Tintin, and War Horse
Lincoln and Bridge of Spies.
Jewish lives (New Haven, Conn.)
Subjects:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Religious.
Jews -- United States -- Biography.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography. .
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism.
PERFORMING ARTS / Individual Director.
Spielberg, Steven, 1946-