Hollywood: A Novel Summary
Charles Bukowski

Everything you need to understand or teach Hollywood (novel) by Charles Bukowski.

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Hollywood Summary

This novel is a barely fictionalized memoir of the writing and production of the Hollywood film "Barfly". Bemused screenwriter Hank Chinaski observes and narrates the story of a group of ambitious individuals with big personalities and even bigger dreams striving to gain control in an industry where control is a greater illusion than what plays out on the screen. As it satirizes Hollywood's excesses, attitudes and self-obsessions, the novel also explores...

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