Biography • Brad Sowerbrower • Brian Thorpe • Period 1
biography • A biography is a story or a book about a persons life written by someone else.
biography • Some biography books are, • When Men Win Glory, by Jon krakauer • John Adams, by David McCullough • Patrick Swayze: One Last Dance, by Wendy Leigh • Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife, by Francine Prose • Barack and Michelle, A Portrait of an American Marrage, by Christopher Andersen
Biography Movies • JFK: A Presidency Revealed, released in 2003 • Cleopatra-Destiny’s Queen, released in 2007 • Bee Gees-This is Where I Come in – The Official Story of the Bee Gees, released in 2001 • Toby Keith, released in 2008
Excerpts • On September 9, 2009, there were excerpts released by the White House of President BarackObama’s speech on health care. One of the Presidents comments “We have seen Washington at it’s best and at it’s worst. • On the radio you may have heard a live concert from a RockStar such as Ozzy Osborne. In between the songs they insert parts of an interview the DJ had with the star. These are excerpts. • The Diary of Anne Frank is an excerpt.
Biography quiz • What is the definition of a biography? • What is one biography book listed in our examples? • What is one biography movie listed in out examples? • The movie ‘flight 93’ is a biography. True of false? • A biography is written by who?