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"A definitive portrait of the madness of big-time moviemaking."―Newsweek

"A great story has found its meticulous teller."―The New Yorker

"The best Hollywood book I've ever read."―Ben Mankiewicz

"One of the best accounts of the making of a movie ever."―Mark Harris, New York Times bestselling author of Mike Nichols and Pictures at a Revolution

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Author and journalist Julie Salamon has written notable nonfiction books about show business, philanthropy, the Holocaust, the insanity defense, and modern medical care. Her ten previous works include several bestsellers and two novels for children. She was a reporter and critic for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Da Capo Press; Revised ed. edition (May 1, 2002)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 448 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0306811235
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0306811234
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.23 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.5 x 1.05 x 8.5 inches
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