Memories of the Duke

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The Western icon and film hero John Wayne is the star of Michael Goldman’s tribute John Wayne: The Genuine Article: The Untold Story of an American Legend (Insight Editions $14.99). Goldman, who worked closely with Ethan Wayne (he wrote the preface) and John Wayne Enterprises, had privileged access to Wayne’s unfinished biography, stories, photographs and interviews. John Wayne: The Genuine Article was previously published as a lavish coffee-table book of the same title. This affordable companion volume is a treasure trop of insights, tales and pictures of a man who was more than an actor, but a father, husband and patriot. Anyone who is a fan of the Duke will enjoy this inside look at the man, his career and his dedication to family. For more information go to

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Stuart Rosebrook

As senior editor of True West Magazine, Stuart Rosebrook oversees all editorial covering Old West travel, firearms and books. He has a Ph.D in U.S. History from Arizona State University, and he owns a multimedia communications business, Quo Vadis Communications, based in Iowa City, Iowa.