The Golden West: Hollywood Stories
Daniel Fuchs

The Golden West: Hollywood Stories

Black Sparrow Press, 2005. First edition First edition (stated) As new in dust jacket. Hardcover. xiv+256 pp. Introduction by John Updike. In the spring of 1937, Daniel Fuchs, already a 27-year old author of three acclaimed novels of Brooklyn tenement life, went to Hollywood to produce a treatment for one of his short stories; his 13-week contract turne dinto permanent residence and a lifelong love affair with the movie business. This is the first collected volume of the best Fuchs's writings about the movie business, ranging form a screenwriter's anxious diaries (1937-38) through a 50-year veteran's mellow memoirs (1989). The centerpiece is "West Of The Rockies", a haunting short novel set in the late 1950s, about a half-mad woman, immature and incapable, who in spite of herself becomes a star, and the agent who uses her. As New Hardcover 9781574232059 (Item ID: E23750)

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