The Dark Side of Genius

The Dark Side of Genius

The Life of Alfred Hitchcock

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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The story of the man who changed people's relationships with their showers forever, thanks to Psycho, this is the classic, Edgar Award-winning biography of the enigmatic and intensely private Alfred Hitchcock. One of America's greatest film directors, his suspenseful subject matter ranged from the dark drama of a man possibly trying to kill his wife, to the humorous problem of disposing of a body, to the ecological underpinnings of an attack by fowl fiends in a sleepy harbor town. Acclaimed biographer Donald Spoto explores the roots of Hitchcock's obsessions-with food, murder, and idealized love, among others-and traces the origins of his incomparable, bizarre genius, from his childhood and education to the golden years of his career. Based on interviews with his writers, actors, and longtime associates, and on exhaustive research, The Dark Side of Genius is the definitive biography of Alfred Hitchcock.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781455161294
1455161292
Branch Call Number: Streaming Hoopla Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (23hr., 26 min.)) : digital

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