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Hollywood : A Third Memoir (First Edition/First Printing, Flat-signed)

McMurtry, Larry

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ISBN 10: 1439159955 / ISBN 13: 9781439159958
Editorial: Riverside, NJ, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated, 2010
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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The third book in McMurtry's Trilogy of Memoirs. He is one of our country's finest and more prolific authors, and it is always a treat to get some insight into the man who has written such wonderful books as Terms Of Endearment, Lonesome Dove and The Last Picture a Show. Book is in Near-Fine condition. Spine is straight, one extremely light bump to the bottom corner of the rear board and a small ripple towards the center of the bottom rear board. Some light residue to the FFEP where some pencilled marking were erased. First Edition, First Printing. Full number line. Simon And Schuster. 2010. DJ is in Near-Fine condition and is Mylar-protected. No chips or tears. Some wrinkling at the top and base of spine. Small wrinkle to top, front corner. One 1/8" x 1/16" rubbed spot on the bottom rear near the spine. $24.00 issue price is present. Book has been flat-signed to the title page by the author while at the Tucson Festival Of Books in March 2014. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-13212561334

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Título: Hollywood : A Third Memoir (First Edition/...

Editorial: Riverside, NJ, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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"One thing I’ve always liked about Hollywood is its zip, or speed. The whole industry depends to some extent on talent spotting. The hundreds of agents, studio executives, and producers who roam the streets of the city of Los Angeles let very little in the way of talent slip by."

In this final installment of the memoir trilogy that includes Books and Literary Life, Larry McMurtry, "the master of the show-stopping anecdote" (O: The Oprah Magazine) turns his own keenly observing eye to his rollercoaster romance with Hollywood. As both the creator of numerous works successfully adapted by others for film and television (Terms of Endearment, Lonesome Dove, and the Emmy-nominated The Murder of Mary Phagan) and the author of screenplays including The Last Picture Show (with Peter Bogdanovich), Streets of Laredo, and the Oscar-winning Brokeback Mountain (both with longtime writing partner Diana Ossana), McMurtry has seen all the triumphs and frustrations that Tinseltown has to offer a writer, and he recounts them in a voice unfettered by sentiment and yet tinged with his characteristic wry humor.

Beginning with his sudden entrée into the world of film as the author of Horseman, Pass By—adapted into the Paul Newman–starring Hud in 1963—McMurtry regales readers with anecdotes that find him holding hands with Cybill Shepherd, watching Jennifer Garner’s audition tape, and taking lunch at Chasen’s again and again. McMurtry fans and Hollywood hopefuls alike will find much to cherish in these pages, as McMurtry illuminates life behind the scenes in America’s dream factory.

About the Author:

Larry McMurtry is the author of twenty-nine novels, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Lonesome Dove, three memoirs, two collections of essays, and more than thirty screenplays. He lives in Archer City, Texas.

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