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12 March 2013
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James Franco
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This lavishly illustrated hardback juxtaposes family snaps — Franco playing Nintendo, Franco at high school, Franco’s yearbook ... well, a heck of a lot of Franco — with lightly fictionalised memoirs and various artworks.
A somewhat odd artefact, then, but to future historians of the militantly ordinary mid-California childhoods of crossover Hollywood stars/ conceptual artists in the mid-1990s, likely invaluable.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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