Stone: The Controversies, Excesses, And Exploits of a Radical Filmmaker

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Hyperion, Dec 1, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 592 pages
Oliver Stone's professional achievements and personal demons are captured in this explosive biography of the outspoken, Oscar-winning filmmaker--his spoiled but neglected childhood, his tour in Viet Nam, his struggle as a screenwriter, and his incredible acclaim as a director.

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STONE: The Controversies, Excesses, and Exploits of a Radical Filmmaker

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Despite its title, the aging enfant terrible of America takes few hits from the friendly fire of this overly authorized biography. In order to secure Stone's cooperation, Riordan (coauthor, Break on ... Read full review

Stone: the controversies, excesses, and exploits of a radical filmmaker

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From Midnight Express to Natural Born Killers, Oliver Stone has built a reputation by pursuing controversial subjects and risky, on-the-edge filmmaking. The author considers Stone "a mass of ... Read full review


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About the author (1995)

James Riordan is the author of The Platinum Rainbow. His interviews with and stories about major rock stars have appeared in Rolling Stone and other national magazines, and he was a consultant on Oliver Stone's film The Doors. He lives near Chicago.

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