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  • The Ninth Sphere

    by Joseph Sciuto ...
    Native New Yorker Joe Caggiano moved to Los Angeles in the 1980s with a dream to make it big in the movie business. Instead, like millions of young hopefuls, he spent 30 years working in the restaurant business. An avid reader with multiple advanced degrees but no instinct for self-promotion, Joe watched his dreams fritter away while others in his circle achieved their goals and, in some cases, ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Parisian Professor

    by Joseph Sciuto ...
    It’s late winter, 2020, and Nick has been pulled out of the CIA’s Kabul office and sent to Paris for what sounds like a simple assignment. Posing as a graduate student at a local polytechnical institute, his task is to build a case against Abdul Haqq, a brilliant engineering student suspected of building bombs for Hezbollah. What should be an open-and-shut case soon becomes a tangled mess as Nick ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Mia

    by Joseph Sciuto ...
    As the beloved, hard-working general manager of a Major League Baseball team in California, “Baseball Wizard” Joe Ciotola has given his life to the sport but lost too much in the bargain. Single, childless, disillusioned about baseball, and swamped with regrets after missing the deaths of both of his parents, the 50-year-old Bronx native quits his job and goes looking for something — anything — ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Sofia

    by Joseph Sciuto ...
    Joe is the successful screenwriter behind a series of blockbuster movies, but his personal life is in shambles. He hasn’t had a date in over eighteen years, and his relationship with the daughter he raised by himself has gone off the rails. Once a sweet and affectionate child, Sofia’s personality changed dramatically in her early teens, and her increasingly explosive, irrational behavior has ... Read more

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  • Per Verse Vengeance

    by Joseph Sciuto ...
    Hollywood. Las Vegas. Beverly Hills. A world of corrupt movie moguls, heartless kidnappers, and innocent girls sold into slavery by their own families. When wounded Kentucky-born beauty Nicole Tyler ditches her handlers in Las Vegas and sets out to avenge the death of her best friend, her bloody rampage threatens a powerful network of kidnappers and shady businessmen who will stop at nothing to ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Targeted Demographics

    by Joseph Sciuto ...
    Joe Rossetti is a marketing guru, the very best in the business. His motto is simple: “It’s okay if I know it’s a lie, as long as my target audience believes the lie and buys the product.” It’s a simple maxim to live by, and he’s made a lot of money. But one night, standing at the bar at the Smokehouse Restaurant in Burbank, California, he meets Nancy and everything changes. A brilliant scientist ... Read more

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  • Hollywood Riptide

    by Joseph Sciuto ...
    A seismic shift in Hollywood’s power structure occurred during the 1980s. Gone were the moguls and founding fathers of the motion picture industry — Jack L. Warner, Louis B. Mayer, Carl Laemmle, Samuel Goldwyn, and Darryl Zanuck. The studios were being taken over by technological giants such as Sony and Panasonic, and the new owners turned to lawyers and talent agents to run their newly obtained ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

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    An Oral History of Its Golden Age

    by Paul Zollo ...
    In Hollywood Remembered, a wide array of Tinseltown veterans share their stories of life in the city of dreams from the days of silent pictures to the present. The 35 voices, many of whom have come to know Hollywood inside-out, range from film producers and movie stars to restaurateurs and preservationists. Actress Evelyn Keyes recalls how, fresh from Georgia, she met Cecil B. DeMille and was soon ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • An Empire of Their Own

    How the Jews Invented Hollywood

    by Neal Gabler ...
    A provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry.The names Harry Cohn, William Fox, Carl Laemmle, Louis B. Mayer, Jack and Harry Warner, and Adolph Zucker are giants in the history of contemporary Hollywood, outsiders who dared to invent their own vision of the American ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • From Here to Eternity

    by J.E. Smyth ...
    series BFI Film Classics
    From Here to Eternity (1953) is one of the most controversial films of its time. Adapted from James Jones's bestselling novel, the landmark blockbuster deals frankly with adultery, military corruption, physical abuse, racism and murder, and traces the unhappy lives of five American outsiders in the last days before Pearl Harbor. Made at the height of the Cold War and Hollywood's anticommunist ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • Women and Comedy in Solo Performance

    Phyllis Diller, Lily Tomlin and Roseanne

    by Suzanne Lavin ...
    series Studies in American Popular History and Culture
    This work examines the dramatic changes in America women's comedy performance in the years 1955-1995.The study focuses on the standup of Phyllis Diller and Roseanne andon the character comedy of Lily Tomlin. As the historical arc of women's comedy unfolds, it outlines a change from the traditional vaudevillian style of standup, as represented by Diller (50s-70s), to a more satiric comedy ... Read more

    $56.69 USD

  • You Don't Know Me, But You Love Me

    The Lives of Dick Miller

    You Don't Know Me, But You Love Me is a biography of beloved American movie actor Dick Miller. Miller's fantastically storied life, the legendary people with whom he's lived and the fascinating environments of both Broadway and Hollywood over the past seventy years are all thoroughly and engagingly explored in this first and only book-length biography of the cult legend. Referred to by Roger ... Read more

    $10.49 USD