Michael Feeney Callan
Alfred A. Knopf, $29.95, 496 pp.
Because it is far too easy in life to end up embodying something other than what we say we believe in, we should be grateful to those who hold us accountable to our stated ideals. Dublin-based novelist, filmmaker, and biographer Michael Feeney Callan proposes that for Americans, the movie star Robert Redford is one such person. Skeptics will be surprised at how persuasive Callan’s case is.
Of course, we have to get past the glamour first. Redford broke through as the vision of blond...
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