Title THE DARK SIDE OF GENIUS: THE LIFE OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher BALLANTINE 1984
034531462X / 9780345314628
Seller ID RWARE0000037020
[Read by Jeff Riggenbach] The story of the man who changed people's relatio nships with their showers forever, thanks to Psycho, this is the classic, E dgar Award-winning biography of the enigmatic and intensely private Alfred Hitchcock. One of America's greatest film directors, his suspenseful subjec t matter ranged from the dark drama of a man possibly trying to kill his wi fe, to the humorous problem of disposing of a body, to the ecological under pinnings of an attack by fowl fiends in a sleepy harbor town. Acclaimed bio grapher Donald Spoto explores the roots of Hitchcock's obsessions -- with f ood, murder, and idealized love, among others -- and traces the origins of his incomparable, bizarre genius, from his childhood and education to the g olden years of his career. Based on interviews with his writers, actors, an d longtime associates, and on exhaustive research, The Dark Side of Genius is the definitive biography of Alfred Hitchcock.