Peter L. Winkler is the author of Dennis Hopper: The Wild Ride of a Hollywood Rebel. His writing has appeared in Filmfax, the Huffington Post, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Playboy. He lives in Valley Village, California. George Stevens Jr. is a writer, director, and producer who founded the American Film Institute. He has won seventeen Emmys, two Peabody Awards, and an Honorary Academy Awar.
"A fascinating compendium..." --Library Journal
"The Real James Dean by Peter L. Winkler is a fascinating read with each essay offering a unique reflection from one of Dean's contemporaries. It's much more approachable than a full in-depth biography." --Out of the Past
"The book reveals an individual of complexity, admired by some and despised by others, but always fascinating. ... It's a must read for anyone interested in James Dean and Hollywood." --Twenty Four Frames