On Spec: A Novel of Young Hollywood

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Macmillan, Apr 1, 2000 - Fiction - 183 pages
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A brilliant, dead-on debut about what it takes to make it in today's Hollywood. On Spec follows the paths of six Hollywood hopefuls--a screenwriter, an agent, a development girl, an actress, a studio chef, and an aspiring producer--as they experience the pitfalls and payouts of life on the hollwood fast track. More than just a novel about the entertainment industry, On Spec is a parody of modern life, where winner takes all and the losers are tossed to the wayside without a second thought.
 

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Contents

One
1
Two
13
Three
28
Four
42
Five
62
Six
83
Seven
106
Eight
122
Nine
140
Ten
159
Epilogue
173
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About the author (2000)

Richard Rushfield lives in seclusion near Hollywood where he writes Vanity Fair's "Intelligence Report." This is his first novel.

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