Stock Image

REMAKE

Willis, Connie

1,510 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0929480481 / ISBN 13: 9780929480480
Published by CA, Mark V. Ziesing,, 1985
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From 23rd Lane Books (Palm Beach Gardens, FL, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 15, 2001

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 33.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 6.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

First Edition, Limited Edition, SIGNED BY CONNIE WILLIS on the limitation page, This is #548 of 2,000 hardcover copies, The slipcase is also present. Bookseller Inventory # SF1872

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: REMAKE

Publisher: CA, Mark V. Ziesing,

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

Winner of more Hugo and Nebula Awards than any other science fiction author, Connie Willis is one of the most powerfully imaginative writers of our time. In Remake, she explores the timeless themes of emotion and technology, reality and illusion, and the bittersweet place where they intersect to make art.

Remake

It's the Hollywood of the future, where moviemaking's been computerized and live-action films are a thing of the past. It's a Hollywood where Humphrey Bogart and Marilyn Monroe are starring together in A Star Is Born, and if you don't like the ending, you can change it with the stroke of a key.

A Hollywood of warmbodies and sim-sex, of drugs and special effects, where anything is possible. Except for what one starry-eyed young woman wants to do: dance in the movies. It's an impossible dream, but Alis is not willing to give up. With a little magic and a lot of luck, she just might get her happy ending after all.
From the Paperback edition.

Review:

In the Hollywood of the future there's no need for actors since any star can be digitally recreated and inserted into any movie. Yet young Alis wants to dance on the silver screen. Tom tries to dissuade her, but he fears she will pursue her dream--and likely fall victim to Hollywood's seamy underside, which is all to eager to swallow up naive actresses. Then Tom begins to find Alis in the old musicals he remakes, and he has to ask himself just where the line stands between reality and the movies.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

CHECK OR MONEY ORDER SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO DANIEL FOSTER. Payment must be made in U.S. funds. Please allow time for an email confirmation before sending payment. Items will be held for ten days pending receipt of payment from time of confirmation of order.

PAYPAL AVAILABLE. PLEASE INQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING.


Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 4 business days. Shipping & Handling costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we will contact you when an extra shipping cost is required. All books are mailed through the United States Postal Service (USPS). International orders are shipped via Air Mail. USPS no longer provides surface shipping.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal