Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Marshall Terrill appears in Palm Springs Feb. 13

Author to talk about Steve McQueen

Saturday, February 2, 2008
Special to The Press-Enterprise

A journalist and author who has written a best-selling biography on actor Steve McQueen is set to discuss his work during an appearance at the Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs.

Marshall Terrill will speak at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13at Melvyn's inside the inn.

The inn is at 200 W. Ramon Road in Palm Springs. Tickets are $35 and reservations are required. The event is part of the inn's "Dinner With ..." series.

Terrill is the author of more than 10 books, including the biography, "Steve McQueen: Portrait of an American Rebel."

In 2006, he published a biography of basketball legend "Pistol" Pete Maravich.

He also is the author of "Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business," which was published in 2007, and "Skywalker: The David Thompson Story."

Terrill also edited several books on subjects including history, baseball and the film and music industry.

He teaches a college course title How to Get Your Book Published.

Terrill, who lives in Tempe, Ariz., with his wife, Zoe, also is a reporter for Tribune Newspapers and does public relations consulting.

His books have been reviewed in publications including People, Cosmopolitan, Playboy, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, Hollywood Reporter and Readers Digest.

The Ingleside Inn was built as a private residence in 1925, and was converted to an inn in 1935. The inn, which features a classic, old world style, is a Palm Springs Historic Landmark.

Call (760) 325-2323 for tickets or more information.

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