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"The Perfect American" is a fictionalized biography of Walt Disney's final months, as narrated by Wilhelm Dantine, an Austrian cartoonist who worked for Disney in the 40s and 50s, illustrating sequences for "Sleeping Beauty." It is also the story of Dantine himself, who desperately seeks Disney's recognition at the risk of his own ruin. Peter Stephan Jungk has infused a new energy into the genre of fictionalized biography. Dantine, imbued with a sense of European superiority, first refuses to submit to Disney's rule, but ...

The Perfect American 2012, Other Press (NY)

ISBN-13: 9781590515778

Trade paperback

The Perfect American 2004, Other Press (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590511152