Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams (Paperback)
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From dealing blackjack in the small-time gangstertown of Steubenville, Ohio, to carousing with thefamous "Rat Pack" in a Hollywood hecalled home, Dean Martin lived in a grandstand, guttering life of booze, broads, and big money. Herubbed shoulders with the mob, the Kennedys, andHollywood's biggest stars. He was one of America'sfavorite entertainers. But no one really knew him.Now Nick Tosches reveals the man behind theimage--the dark side of the American dream. It's awild, illuminating, sometimes shocking tale of sex, ambition, heartaches--and a life lived hard, fast, and withoutapologies.
About the Author
Born in Newark and schooled in his father's Jersey City bar, NICK TOSCHES, a contributing editor of "Vanity Fair", is the author of the acclaimed biographies "The Devil and Sonny Liston, Dino, Power on Earth", and" Hellfire". An anthology of his writings, "The Nick Tosches Reader", was recently published by Da Capo Press. He has also written two other thrillers, "Trinities" and "Cut Numbers. Nick Tosches lives in New York City.