Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Author Mike Hauss
Mike Hauss' first book in a proposed series of books on the Italian westerns is finally LIVE! Titled simply Spaghetti Westerns! Here's a link to Amazon to purchase it, and please share on your pages and in your groups. Not sure when the International sales will be available, as the email said 3-5 days. Thanks to Tim Paxton for his freaking brilliant Cover design and helping me through the Amazon/Kindle process. And a big thank you to Tom Betts for all his help and not going bat shit crazy from my endless stream of questions. Thanks also to Sebastian Haselbeck of the Spaghetti Western Data Base (SWDB) and Ally Lamah and Eric Mache of Wild East Productions.
Spaghetti Westerns! is a series of books devoted to the Italian western genre. Books that look at and beyond the Sergio Leone westerns. Chock full of Interviews, reviews and photos. Saddle up with Spaghetti westerns for a read that celebrates the genre as a whole. The Italian western films sometimes referred to as "Spaghetti Westerns," was a genre of films that started as copies of Hollywood westerns but when A Fistful of Dollars was released onto the market, the genre took on a life of its own. And like the countless bounty hunters out looking to get rich on the heads of the bounties, so were the film producers looking for their fistful of dollars. And while initially dismissed as inferior product during its official genres life span; the genre has now began to be critically reappraised. This first issue of Spaghetti Westerns! is not a genre overview or all encompassing, its more of random shots that celebrates the genre, one film at a time.