Howard Hughes: His Life and Madness
Donald L. Barlett, James SteeleISBN: 0393326020;
The life that inspired the major motion picture The Aviator , starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese. Howard Hughes has always fascinated the public with his mixture of secrecy, dashing lifestyle, and reclusiveness. This is the book that breaks through the image to get at the man. 80 photographs. Originally published under the title Empire: The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes .