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Slow Fade

Wurlitzer, Rudolph

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ISBN 10: 039453610X / ISBN 13: 9780394536101
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, NY, 1984
Condition: Almost Fine Hardcover
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Book has very light touch of soil on top paper edges, small remainder mark on bottom paper edges. 211pp.Light brown/cream cloth. Stated 1st Ed. Tight, square, bright copy. No itnernal notes, names, marks. Firm corners. Crisp, unclipped, pictorial DJ in Mylar cover. A novel about the movies and an excellent one at that. Bookseller Inventory # 14937

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Title: Slow Fade

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc, NY

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Almost Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Modern Literature

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With a geography as diverse as the streets of Beverly Hills and the charnel grounds of India, a Mexican beach resort and the Russian Tea Room in New York City, this is a spare, eloquent, and deeply informed novel about the world of the movies. It is a profound and utterly convincing portrait of a man whose career and life has been devoted to the manipulation of images--on the screen and at the conference table, with actors and technicians--and the story of how, at the age of 71, he tries to divest himself of illusions and make peace with his demons and his past.

About the Author:

Rudolph Wurlitzer is the screenwriter of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid and Two-Lane Blacktop. He is also the author of the novels Flats, Nog, Quake, and The Drop Edge of Yonder, and the travel diary Hard Travel to Sacred Places. He lives in Hudson, New York.

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