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

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Hyperion, Dec 12, 1996 - Performing Arts - 592 pages
The first biography of the highly acclaimed, often controversial director, based on material from his family, filmmaking colleagues, and Stone himself, reveals the sensational story of the filmmaker and his professional achievements. Reprint.

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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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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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