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Written by Brian Jay Jones
Published September 24, 2013
Publisher Random House/Ballantine
ISBN 0345526112

Jim Henson: The Biography is an upcoming biography of Jim Henson written by Brian Jay Jones. The 672-page book will be released on September 24, 2013 (Henson's 77th birthday). The biography will be published by Random House/Ballantine.[1]

Development

In July 2010, it was first reported that Jones had sold a biography of Jim Henson to Ballantine Books. Jones worked on the project with the blessing of the Henson family and the Jim Henson Legacy. According to a press release, the book will cover Henson's professional career, but does not mention how much of his personal life will be featured.[2]

From 2010 to 2012, Jones spent time combing through the Henson Archives with the assistance of Karen Falk.[3] Jones delivered the first draft manuscript to his editor in June 2012; the draft was 700-pages long.[4]

See also

Sources

  1. Author's blog July 29, 2010
  2. Author's blog July 27, 2010
  3. Author's blog October 8, 2010
  4. Author's blog January 19, 2012

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