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I blame Dennis Hopper : and other stories from a life lived in and out of the movies

Author: Illeana Douglas
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In 1969, Illeana Douglas' parents saw the film Easy Rider. Like many folks of that generation, the groundbreaking film transformed them. Taking Dennis Hopper's words, "That's what it's all about man", to heart, they abandoned what Illeana had hoped would be her comfortable upper middle class life for a childhood filled with hippies, goats, free spirits, and free love. Illeana writes, "Since it was all out of my  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Illeana Douglas; Illeana Douglas; Illeana Douglas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Illeana Douglas
ISBN: 9781250052919 1250052912 9781250055620 1250055628
OCLC Number: 912507695
Description: 293 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue --
I blame Dennis Hopper --
They came from within: love and romance at the drive-in --
Camelot --
In the key of Liza --
Chance encounters --
Me doing Dreyfuss doing Tracy --
Screaming for Marty --
What's it like to work with Robert De Niro? --
Happy just to be alive --
Uncle Roddy --
A director to die for --
A woman's picture --
You're a tuning fork --
The roulette wheel of insanity --
Easy to assemble --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Illeana Douglas.
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In 1969, Illeana Douglas' parents saw the film Easy Rider. Like many folks of that generation, the groundbreaking film transformed them. Funny and poignant, I Blame Dennis Hopper is a testament to  Read more...

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An Entertainment Weekly Best Pop-Culture Book of 2015!"In this sublime series of essays, Douglas revels in her dual roles as both participant and observer, never losing her awe of the actors and Read more...

 
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