Trejo : My Life Of Crime, Redemption, And Hollywood

Trejo : My Life Of Crime, Redemption, And Hollywood

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Summary: On screen, Danny Trejo the actor is a baddie who has been killed at least a hundred times. He's been shot, stabbed, hanged, chopped up, squished by an elevator, and once, was even melted into a bloody goo. Off screen, he's a hero beloved by recovery communities and obsessed fans alike. But the real Danny Trejo is much more complicated than the legend. Raised in an abusive home, Danny struggled with heroin addiction and stints in some of the country's most notorious state prisons, including San Quentin and Folsom, from an early age, before starring in such modern classics as Heat, From Dusk till Dawn, and Machete. Now, in this funny, painful, and suspenseful memoir, Danny takes us through the incredible ups and downs of his life, including meeting one of the world's most notorious serial killers in prison and working with legends like Charles Bronson and Robert De Niro. In honest, unflinching detail, Danny recounts how he managed the horrors of prison, rebuilt himself after finding...  more »
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Edition Statement :

First Atria Books hardcover edition.

Content :

Soledad : 1968 -- Ninety days of freedom : 1965 -- Young men and fire : 1965 -- The right now : 1966 -- Help : 1968 -- Zip-a-dee-doo-dah : 1968 -- Clean, sober, and scared : 1969 -- Familiar faces : 1969 -- Old rage : 1972 -- Una en la casa : 1975-76 -- The Trejo name : 1975 -- Third time's a charm : 1975 -- A secret unravels : 1978 -- Life and death : 1981 -- The fight with Gilbert : 1982 -- Danny boy : 1983 -- Runaway train : 1985 -- Goodbye to another life : 1986 -- First class : 1987 -- Party of five : 1988 -- American me : 1991 -- Cell C550 : 1992 -- Mi vida loca : 1991 -- The right thing : 1991 -- The fixer : 1995 -- Mrs. Finley's Amazon : 1996 -- Domestic life : 1996 -- Highs and lows : 1997 -- Machete : 2010 -- Double life : 2010 -- Worrying and praying : 2013 -- El padrino : 2014 -- Trejo's tacos : 2015 -- From a son : 2018 -- Danny Trejo day : 2020 -- May 15, 2020.

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New York : Atria Books, 2021.

ISBN :

1982150823

Physical Description :

x, 274 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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