From "Jaws" to "E.T.", "Schindler's List" to "Saving Private Ryan", Steven Speilberg has created many of the most popular and respected movies ever made. This work presents a definitive portrait of a man whose childhood paved the path he would take. This biography is compiled through extensive interviews with members of Spielberg's family and the people he has worked with most closely, including John Williams and Richard Dreyfuss. Behind the scenes information on the making of Spielberg's films and interviews with the stars of his movies let readers look at the creative process up close.