show, book signing and art exhibit herald ‘The King of Cool’
Steve McQueen's widow and biographer host Sea-Tac extravaganza
Wash. (July 15, 2010) – The widow of Steve McQueen and the actor’s
biographer will celebrate his life with a car show, a dual book signing and a
photo exhibit in August.
Barbara McQueen, the late
Steve McQueen’s wife, author of Steve
McQueen: The Last Mile (Dalton Watson Fine Books, 2007) and Marshall
Terrill, author of the recently released Steve
McQueen: A Tribute to the King of Cool (Dalton Watson Fine Books, 2010) will
sign books, display rare photographs and discuss the life of the late superstar
at Miki Spa & Salon, 3102 Ruston Way, Tacoma. The event, called the “The
King of Cool Extravaganza”, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, from
1:30 to 4 p.m.
Steve McQueen: The Last Mile
is a behind-the-scenes look at personal pleasures enjoyed near the end of the
actor’s life: hitting the road in his vintage pick up trucks, driving 700
miles for a rare World War I motorcycle, flying antique airplanes in rural
California and generally ducking out of Hollywood life. The pictures also
capture McQueen on the sets of his last two films, Tom
Horn and The Hunter.
Marshall Terrill’s Steve
McQueen: A Tribute to the King of Cool is a tribute to the celluloid rebel who
continues to keep so many millions spellbound and celebrates the life of McQueen
as the 30th anniversary of his death beckons.
The 384-page photo book tells his story through the eyes of those who
knew him best: family, friends, co-stars, business associates, acquaintances and
adoring fans from around the world. Written in passage form, each person brings
a different perspective to the man and legend, presenting him in an unsurpassed
Admission to the King of Cool Extravaganza is free. For more information call 253.752.5299 or visit www.MikiSpaandSalon.com.
King of Cool Car Extravaganza
Where: Miki Spa & Salon, 3102 Ruston Way, Tacoma, Wash.
Saturday August 14, 2010 from 1:30 to 4 p.m.
253.752.5299 or www.MikiSpaandSalon.com