Expecting Rain

Expecting Rain

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Overview

Michael Madsen has been gaining ground since 2005 as a true rebel poet in the style of the classic beats and Charles Bukowski. His books have been an international success. Expecting Rain is his forthcoming work once again blending poetry and original photography and classic, never before seen, images from Michael Madsen's films. This book will be dedicated to the late and iconic Dennis Hopper. Intro by Jerry Hopkins. Jerry Hopkins is an American author and journalist. He is best known as the co-author (with Danny Sugerman) of No One Here Gets Out Alive (1980), the definitive biography of Jim Morrison of The Doors, which was a key source for Oliver Stone's film about the band. He has written nearly 30 books about music, food and travel, including three volumes on Elvis Presley. He has also written for Rolling Stone (where he was a contributing editor for 20 years), The Village Voice, GQ and numerous other publications. His most recent book as of December 2007 is an oral history of Don Ho. Since the early 1990s he has lived in Thailand.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148538981
Publisher: 13 Hands Publications
Publication date: 10/26/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

MICHAEL MADSEN is most notably recognized for his role as the sadistic killer, Mr. Blonde, in Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs. His career spans over 25 years and over 170 films. He has played memorable characters in a myriad of box office hits, including Kill Bill, Sin City, Hell Ride, Die Another Day, Donnie Brasco, Species, The Getaway, The Doors, Thelma & Louise, and yes, he played the loving father in Free Willy.

Michael is an accomplished poet and has a international following, his first book Burning In Paradise won the Independent Firecracker Award in 1998 and was recently translated in Norwegian in 2008. He has been recognized worldwide as a poet and invited to the International Poetry Festival in Genoa, Italy and Mexico to be honored for his Bukowski style poetry. The Complete Poetic Works of Michael Madsen, Vol. I 1995-2005 is the only authorized book of Madsen's poetry dating up to 2005 and Signs of Life, dedicated to Chris Penn was Michael's first ever book of photography. His recent appearances have been on The Today Show, Larry King Live. His latest book was released in September 2009 and is available on Amazon.com; he dedicated this book to the memory of the late David Carradine, his friend and Kill Bill co-star.

Madsen was most recently the Guest of Honor at the 2010 Crossing Border Festival in The Netherlands.

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