The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers Maxwell King

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

Author: Maxwell King
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Book Title
The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
Author
Maxwell King
ISBN
9781419735165
The definitive biography of Fred Rogers, children's television pioneer and American cultural icon, an instant New York Times bestseller Fred Rogers (1928-2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness, fiercely devoted to children and taking their questions about the world seriously. The Good Neighbor is the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers. Based on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, The Good Neighbor traces Rogers's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work. It includes his surprising decision to walk away from the show in 1976 to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood to help children face complex issues such as divorce, discipline, mistakes, anger, and competition. The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Maxwell KingPublisher: Abrams PressPublished: 09/17/2019ISBN: 9781419735165Pages: 416Weight: 1.00lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.20d
The definitive biography of Fred Rogers, children's television pioneer and American cultural icon, an instant New York Times bestseller

Fred Rogers (1928-2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness, fiercely devoted to children and taking their questions about the world seriously. The Good Neighbor is the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers.

Based on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, The Good Neighbor traces Rogers's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work. It includes his surprising decision to walk away from the show in 1976 to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood to help children face complex issues such as divorce, discipline, mistakes, anger, and competition. The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure.


Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Maxwell King
Publisher: Abrams Press
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9781419735165
Pages: 416
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.20d
The definitive biography of Fred Rogers, children's television pioneer and American cultural icon, an instant New York Times bestseller

Fred Rogers (1928-2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness, fiercely devoted to children and taking their questions about the world seriously. The Good Neighbor is the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers.

Based on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, The Good Neighbor traces Rogers's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work. It includes his surprising decision to walk away from the show in 1976 to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood to help children face complex issues such as divorce, discipline, mistakes, anger, and competition. The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure.


Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Maxwell King
Publisher: Abrams Press
Published: 09/17/2019
ISBN: 9781419735165
Pages: 416
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.20d