In That's Amore: A Son Remembers Dean Martin, Ricci Martin takes readers on a tour through his childhood, from the star-studded parties to the exploration of "three marriages, eight kids, one family," to the treasured one-on-one time he shared with his father. He also discusses Dean's first meeting with Jerry Lewis and divulges his father's version of the Martin and Lewis breakup. Ricci Martin addresses the key relationships in his father's life, allowing readers to view the Rat Pack years, "The Dean Martin Show," and Dean's divorce from Jeanne through a son's eyes.
That's Amore reveals the triumphs, tragedies, and escapades that colored Ricci's childhood, including his brother Dean Paul's death. More than 100 photos from the private Martin family album enhance Ricci Martin's portrait of his father, creating a complete, honest picture of the Rat Pack legend.
About: The son of the Rat Pack's most mysterious member presents an intimate portrait of Dean Martin, bringing to life his childhood and revealing a husband and father who abhorred parties, loved his mother-in-law, and found utter contentment in a slice of buttered bread; details significant relationships in his father's life; and discusses the trials, tribulations, and exploits that colored his childhood.
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