Expecting Rain by Michael Madsen: 1st Print Paperback

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Actor, Poet, Photographer, Rainmaker. For Michael Madsen, rain is a blessing. Dedicated to the memory of Dennis Hopper, it is his most personal book. Featuring color photos & new poetry. Release date: October 18, 2013.

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Michael Madsen has been gaining ground since 2005 as a true rebel poet in the style of the classic beats and Charles Bukowski. His books have been an international success. Expecting Rain is once again blending poetry and original photography and classic, never before seen images from Michael Madsen’s films. This book is dedicated to the late and iconic Dennis Hopper. Intro by Jerry Hopkins.

Jerry Hopkins is an American author and journalist. He is best known as the co-author (with Danny Sugerman) of No One Here Gets Out Alive (1980), the definitive biography of Jim Morrison of The Doors, which was a key source for Oliver Stone’s film about the band. He has written nearly 30 books about music, food and travel, including three volumes on Elvis Presley. He has also written for Rolling Stone (where he was a contributing editor for 20 years), The Village Voice, GQ and numerous other publications. His most recent book as of December 2007 is an oral history of Don Ho. Since the early 1990s he has lived in Thailand.


“… while Michael Madsen would never be mistaken for a softy, few people outside of Hollywood would equate his tough guy persona with the word ‘poet’. But he is.” –Malibu Times Magazine

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