Unmasked: The True Life Story of The World's Most Prolific Cinematic Serial Killer

Unmasked: The True Life Story of The World's Most Prolific Cinematic Serial Killer

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Overview

From The Back Cover:

"When I saw my arm, I almost passed out. Trembling, I noticed my hands were just as bad. Ignoring how everything looked, I lifted my left hand and touched my right arm. As my fingers touched the black flesh, it peeled off, just like the burnt crust on a toasted marshmallow. A large sloppy chunk slid off my bicep and fell. I watched my skin, the skin that was so tan and taut just a few minutes ago, fall into the mud."
-The true story of the burn injury that almost killed Kane, from Unmasked.

Kane Hodder. To fans, this name is synonymous with horror, an icon on the level of Bela Legosi, Boris Karloff and Vincent Price. Kane has appeared as a stunt man and actor in more than two hundred television shows and movies in a career spanning over thirty years. His role as Jason Voorhees in four consecutive films of the Friday the 13th series came to define the character feared by millions of fans the world over. The man behind the hockey mask would seal his fate as horror royalty years later by starring as the monster Victor Crowley in the Hatchet series.

Unmasked documents the unlikely true story of a boy who was taunted and beaten relentlessly by bullies throughout his childhood. Kane only escaped his tormentors when he moved to a tiny island in the South Pacific where he lived for all of his teen years. After living shirtless in a jungle for a while, he headed back to America where he fell in love with doing stunts… only to have his love burn him, literally. For the first time ever, Kane tells the true story of the horrific burn injury that nearly killed him at the start of his career. The entire heart wrenching, inspirational story of his recovery, the emotional and physical damage it caused and his fight to break back into the industry that almost killed him… and triumphant rise to become a film legend are told in Kane’s own powerful voice.

Take a peek inside the head of the man behind the mask. Be inspired by his triumphant comeback and laugh at his onset hijinks as you unmask the world’s most prolific, cinematic killer.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013425767
Publisher: AuthorMike Ink
Publication date: 09/22/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,125,386
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Michael Aloisi is the author of several books ranging from dramas and thrillers to horror, nonfiction, and children's books. With his MFA in creative writing and a passion for stories, he created AuthorMike Ink publishing. Currently he oversees the day-to-day functions of the company while writing numerous works. To fans, Kane Hodder's name is synonymous with horror, an icon on the level of Bela Legosi, Boris Karloff, and Vincent Price. He has appeared as a stunt man and actor in more than two hundred television shows and movies in a career spanning over thirty years. His role as Jason Voorhees in four consecutive films of the Friday the 13th series came to define the character feared by millions of fans the world over. The man behind the hockey mask would seal his fate as horror royalty years later by starring as the monster Victor Crowley in the Hatchet series. He still acts and performs stunts to this day.

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