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When was James Arness' autobiography published?

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James Arness��� autobiography was published on April 3, 2008, by McFarland & Company, Inc. It was co-written with James E. Wise, Jr., and it recounts Arness��� life from his childhood, his military service and up to his career as a film and television actor.

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Arness is best known as the lead actor of the television show ���Gunsmoke��� where he played the role of the stalwart marshal Matt Dillon. The series aired for 20 seasons from 1955 to 1975, making it one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history. Arness passed away on June 3, 2011, at the age of 88.

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