An American author of biographical novels, he’s particularly known for Lust forever, a work that targets the life span of painter Vincent Van Gogh. His various other works include THOSE THAT Love (in line with the lives of John and Abigail Adams) and THE FOUNDATION (about the life span of Charles Darwin). He received his bachelor’s level in the School of California, Berkeley. The Italian federal government gave him many honorary honours while he done The Agony as well as the Ecstasy, his 1961 Michelangelo-themed function. He was created in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California. He afterwards married Jean Rock. His 1934 book, Lust forever, was converted to a film starring Kirk Douglas.