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This book is an excellent biography of a young immigrant (The Good), a boring Hollywood tell-all (The Bad) and a non-existent biography of the young man after 18, but before... Read morePublished 8 months ago by VG
Gosh ... I don't know about this book. I think the author's brash self agrandizement and repetitive bragging get in the way of what could be an interesting story. Read morePublished 11 months ago by WorldTravelr
Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas is famous for penning some of the most famous movies in Hollywood history: "Basic Instinct," "Flashdance," "Music Box," and "Showgirls," among others. Read morePublished on February 18, 2012 by blondewriter99
I must have read a different book to other reviewers.
Probably the most pretentious, full of himself book I've ever read. Read more
A VERY long book (736 pages) but mesmerizing. Joe Eszterhas has written some of the most notorious pictures in Hollywood history ("Basic Instinct" and "Showgirls"), some... Read morePublished on October 27, 2011 by Wayne M. Malin
Joe Eszterhas is more than a screenwriter, he's a writer through and through. This book proves it.
His style is clear and effective, his life story very interesting, and the... Read more
One of the truest and most interesting memoirs about the DREAM FACTORY (among other places: Hungary and Cleveland) ever written. Read morePublished on January 15, 2010 by Kirk Alex
This book is an addictive read. It has a spare, captivating style. It shifts between Joe's immigrant upbringing, Hollywood gossip, and "close-ups" which are insider dish pieces... Read morePublished on December 29, 2009 by William J. Thompson
I bought this book when it was first released and looked forward to reading it based on the reviews. I have to admit, the first half of the book was enjoyable and entertaining. Read morePublished on April 29, 2009 by Jean Marlene