Don Carpenter wrote about Hollywood like no one else. Hollywood Trilogy collects, for the first time, Carpenteras most significant Hollywood novelsaA Couple of Comedians, The Turnaround and The True Life Story of Jody McKeeganainto a single volume. Here readers will find the jungle of aBa movie Hollywood with no attempt to dress up the rawness and vulgarity of this aglamorousa town. Carpenteras characters occupy every facet of Hollywoodathere are naAmve and shy young men trying to break into the business, one-picture wonders, comedy duos, beautiful starlets and middle-aged moguls wondering how exactly they got where they are. All are drawn with the wit, pace and above all, the authenticity that were Don Carpenteras trademarks. Following the Spring 2014 publication of Friday at Enricoas, Carpenteras aforgottena novel, finished and championed by Jonathan Lethem, interest in Carpenteras work is at an all time high. Hollywood Trilogy will introduce readers to an entirely new facet of Carpenteras work, just waiting to be discovered by a contemporary audience.Some of the terrariums werelitalso. aNotthe coke ... Hell, people have tarantulas, pit bulls, fighting fish, why not make a fad of rattlesnakes? Shit ... The big diamondback in the terrarium slowly began to uncoil asRick watched with fascination.
|Title||:||The Hollywood Trilogy|
|Publisher||:||Counterpoint - 2014-08-18|