From Wheelbarrow to Ferrari… and back again: a memoir
Author Alex Cord
Available: October 5, 2016
In “From Wheelbarrow to Ferrari and Back Again,” legendary film actor Alex Cord recalls the people who shaped his life and career. From Elvis Presley, Sammy Davis Jr, Kirk Douglas, George C. Scott, Sir Laurence Olivier, Audie Murphy and Ernest Borgnine to Prince Charles, Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, Chuck Connors, Ann-Margret, Jean Simmons, Angie Dickinson, Stella Stevens and Britt Ekland. Alex pays homage to those he loved and respected. He recalls his life and career spanning generations with unexpected twists and turns on every page. He includes chapters on his early childhood, how he discovered acting, struck stardom with movies like “Synanon,” “Stilleto,” “The Last Grenade,” "Stagecoach" and “Greyeagle,” through to his golden years in Hollywood, his comeback in the 1980's with “Airwolf” and how his life led him through the devastating pain of losing a child. “From Wheelbarrow to Ferrari and Back Again” tells the gripping story of a boy who wanted to be an actor—and made his dreams come true. It's about the power of dreams and believing in them.