Richard Schickel is a film critic, filmmaker, and movie historian who has written more than thirty-five books, including "Clint Eastwood: A Biography "and" The Disney Version. "He is, as well, the director-writer-producer of thirty documentary films, among them "Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin, Woody Allen: A Life in Film, " and "Shooting War." He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the British Film Institute Book Prize, the Maurice Bessy Prize for film criticism, and the William K. Everson Award for Film History. He lives in Los Angeles.
Winner of the Enid McLeod Literary Prize for The Rose of Martinique: A Biography of Napoleon's Josephine, the Caribbean-born Stuart draws on her own family history to show how sugar, slavery, and New World colonization were intimately linked. (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.