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The Love Story of John Wayne and Pilar Pallete

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Ever since he began his now-iconic career, much has been said about John Wayne. But as we look back on his life, nothing can compare to the lasting impression of the man's own words. Whether he was speaking about his approach to acting or his love for his family and his country, Duke was always direct and always inspiring. As we revisit some of John Wayne's most memorable quotes in Volume 32, we can see a clear image of the man himself. Because as iconic as he became, he never stopped viewing himself as an ordinary guy just trying to live...

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Look Inside: The John Wayne Ultimate Puzzle Book, Vol. 3

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With a career that spanned 50 years on the silver screen, John Wayne forged one of the greatest legacies in Hollywood history. Along the way, Duke also amassed a die-hard fan base. The passion displayed by those who love him seems to know no bounds—and that enthusiasm remains as strong as ever even decades after his passing. Now, fans of John Wayne can prove just how familiar they are with the legend. From his most memorable films to his iconic quotes and even trivia about his family and friends, this is the true test of knowledge for the ultimate fan of John...

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John Wayne's Tin Star Turkey Meatball Recipe

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  John Wayne believed sitting down for a homemade holiday feast with family meant more than just sharing food. It was a chance to share stories, laughs and memories, and to strengthen the bonds of love and tradition. That's why we've collected these authentic, delicious recipes for you and you loved ones to make for your holiday festivities, or any occasion.  Below, find the recipe for John Wayne's Turkey Meatballs, a fun twist on classic meatballs. Looking for more Duke-approved recipes? Check out the John Wayne Family Traditions issue for dozens of dishes your family will love.   John Wayne's Turkey Meatballs...

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First Look: The John Wayne Companion

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Brought to you by the editors of The Official John Wayne Magazine, The John Wayne Companion is a fact-filled tome containing everything you've ever wanted to know about Duke. Discover interesting facts about every movie he's ever made, view his life put into perspective alongside touchstone world events and get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at John Wayne's personal life and family. By the time you're done, you're guaranteed to learn something new about America's favorite film star. Below, take an inside look at the all-new book and don't forget to order your copy here.   Battling the Big "C" In 1964, John Wayne was diagnosed...

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John Wayne's Five Most Important Lessons

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John Wayne's legacy isn't limited to the big screen. His advice, personal morality and commitment to integrity have long outlived the man who could make a 10-gallon hat look small. Duke lived his life by a code and the characters he portrayed on-screen did as well. In the new book, Everything I Need to Know I Learned from John Wayne, we explore a collection of Duke's best lessons, pulled straight from his beloved films. While Duke might have cast a long shadow, there's no reason we can't all aspire to measure up to the example he left behind. Keep reading...

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