The Wild Ride of a Hollywood Rebel
by Peter L. Winkler
August 2011 | $26.95 | Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-56980-449-0
Dennis Hopper: The Wild Ride of a Hollywood Rebel is the first book to cover the entire life and career of flamboyant actor-director Dennis Hopper. Fans of Hopper, film buffs, baby boomers, and readers who are into celebrity scandals will seek out this account of the man who hung out with James Dean and Elvis Presley, created the counterculture classic Easy Rider, and came back big in Blue Velvet, overcoming years of alcoholism and drug addiction.
Peter L. Winkler
Peter l. Winkler is an esteemed film historian and writer whose work has appeared in a variety of publications. including CineFan, popmatters.com and Playboy. Born in 1956, he graduated with academic honors from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1978. He resides in No. Hollywood, California.