From his lonely childhood in Kansas to his drug-fuelled days and nights in Tinseltown via the most colourful and successful of careers as a leading light in the 1970s New Hollywood’, this is Dennis Hopper’s life. Peter Winkler unsparingly ...
documents his journey from self-destructive bad boy to iconic survivor of the countercultural lifestyle, delving into Hopper’s tumultuous personal life as well as recounting his star-flecked career in films such as Easy Rider and Blue Velvet. He has created some of modern cinema’s unforgettable moments, but Dennis Hopper’s greatest performance was always his own life. Warts and all, it’s here in Dennis Hopper: The Wild Ride of a Hollywood Rebel.