James Dean, the Mutant King: A Biography

James Dean, the Mutant King: A Biography

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by David Dalton
     
 

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'David Dalton's book is pure, poetic gold. It digs deeply into both Dean's personal life and public image to emerge as a spellbinding portrait of a talented, tormented man. Dalton gives evidence for his main thesis-namely, that Dean was a self-created new creature, a 'mutant, ' who crystallized the image of youthful rebellion as no one ever had before. This connection…  See more details below

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'David Dalton's book is pure, poetic gold. It digs deeply into both Dean's personal life and public image to emerge as a spellbinding portrait of a talented, tormented man. Dalton gives evidence for his main thesis-namely, that Dean was a self-created new creature, a 'mutant, ' who crystallized the image of youthful rebellion as no one ever had before. This connection has been made before of course, but never quite so strongly or in such depth. No one has ever captured so many facets of the man before, nor shown the relation between the seemingly disparate parts.' The Houston Post

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ISBN-13:
9780312439590
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/01/1983
Pages:
361
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.99(d)

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