Rebel: Life and Legend of James Dean by Donald Spoto
Donald Spoto's eagerly awaited, full-scale biography of James Dean will be the definitive work on America's most enduring enigmatic bad boy.Although he starred in only three major motion pictures before dying in a car crash at the age of 24, James Dean influenced millions in his brief career. After his sudden death, many stories surfaced and continue to confuse fans even now. Finally, master biographer Donald Spoto brings James Byron Dean, the brilliant, gifted and troubled young man who embodied the image of the eternal teenage rebel, vividly to life.Donald Spoto is the acclaimed author of 13 books, among them the internationally bestselling biographies of Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe. He divides his time between homes on the East and West Coast.