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Author: Stacy Keach Narrator: Stacy Keach, Kate Reading Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2013 ISBN: 9781452686059
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Stacy Keach is known for movie roles like Fat City, American History X, the television series Titus, and of course Mike Hammer, but he's also revered in the industry as a serious actor who's passionate about his craft. In his long, impressive career, he has been hailed as America's finest classical stage actor, earning acclaim for his portrayals of Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard III, and King Lear. He has worked alongside and become friends with the giants of American culture, from Joseph Papp to George C. Scott, from James Earl Jones to Oliver Stone.

Keach's memoir begins with the riveting account of his arrest in London for cocaine possession. He takes listeners through his trial and his time at Reading Jail as he battles his drug addiction and then fights to revive his career. Keach poignantly reveals his acting insecurities and relationship struggles. All in All is full of priceless behind-the-scenes Hollywood moments and friendships—from his late-night pool and backgammon showdowns with John Huston to his passionate relationship with Judy Collins.

Incidental music composed and performed by Stacy Keach. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • This book contains Stacy's essence. . . . Masculine and sensitive, intelligent and leonine, he is a force. Alec Baldwin
  • “This book contains Stacy’s essence…Masculine and sensitive, intelligent and leonine, he is a force.”

    Alec Baldwin

  • “A quiet, warm memoir from a generous man who’s lived through a rocky relationship with the craft he adores.”

    Oliver Stone

  • “Wisdom and great stories from a true master of our trade.”

    Edward Norton

  • “Keach is the logical choice to narrate his own book, and fans will enjoy his deep gravelly voice, professional delivery, and genuine emotion…this is a must listen.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Prolific actor Keach, candidly narrating, here reflects on a career that has included numerous credits in film, television, and theater.”

    Library Journal

  • “Nonactors should find this relatively short, fast-moving memoir a pleasure to read, but drama, media, and film students will find Keach’s insights invaluable.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author

Stacy Keach is perhaps best known for his portrayal of hard-boiled detective Mike Hammer. He played Ken Titus on the sitcom Titus, Warden Henry Pope in the hit series Prison Break, and has been seen in numerous film and stage productions. He won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Ernest Hemingway and starred as Richard Nixon in the US National Tour of Frost/Nixon. His performance in the title role of King Lear has received international acclaim.

About the Narrator

Kate Reading has recorded hundreds of audiobooks across many genres, over a thirty year plus career. Audie Awards: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter (mystery), Breasts (non-fiction), Bellwether (fiction), and Words of Radiance (fantasy), co-narrated with her husband, Michael Kramer. Among other awards, she has been recognized with: the ALA Booklist best of 2019 for Bowlaway (fiction), AudioFile Magazine Voice of the Century, Earphones Awards, Narrator of the Year, Best Voice in Science Fiction and Fantasy, and Publisher’s Weekly’s Listen-Up Award. She records at her home studio, Madison Productions, Inc., in Maryland.