Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In Hollywood Plays for Keeps, has-beens and wannabes mingle with stars under the spotlights, using sex as currency and murder as the order of the day. The "play's the thing" as actors seek to claw their way from the seedy Valentine Theatre to the big screen, or just anything better. With opening night looming and careers at stake, the multiple rich characters pit everything against each other to fight for their 15 minutes of fame. Writer, actress, and playwright Veronica Kennicott stakes her own life and future on her amateur investigatory skills in a novel punctuated with dark humor and provocative satire that reveals the underbelly of the acting world. A world where often the smaller the stakes the more vicious the actions of those who seek to claim them. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: HOLLYWOOD PLAYS FOR KEEPS reveals the raw, real underbelly of the acting world, a contrary world where the smaller the stakes the more vicious the competition. In this novel, punctuated with dark humor and provocative satire, has-beens and wannabes mingle with stars under the spotlights where sex is currency and murder lurks in the wings. With the studio system in Hollywood replaced by the small theatre training ground, the "play's the thing" as actors claw their way from the seedy Valentine Theatre to the big screen. With opening night looming and careers at stake, the multiple rich characters stop at nothing to win their fifteen minutes of fame.
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After a life time of writing poetry, books, nonfiction, and legal documents, it was author Ray Bradbury's friendship and encouragement that finally inspired Dale E. Manolakas to pursue writing as a career. He taught her that the characters wrote the book--she didn't. Raised just outside Los Angeles by a surgeon father and a homemaker-author mother, Dale E. Manolakas had always aspired to an acting career, but also had to make a living.
Dale E. Manolakas earned her B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles, and M.A., M.S., Ph.D. and J.D. degrees from the University of Southern California. She is a member of the California Bar, had the privilege of clerking for The Honorable Arthur L. Alarcón at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, was a litigator in two major Los Angeles law firms, and a senior appellate attorney at the California Court of Appeals, as well as an Administrative Law Judge.
Before that she was a teacher, primarily at the high school, adult school, and university levels, and holds a public administrative services credential. In addition, she has pursued her passion for acting, primarily on the stage, but also in film and television. She is a member of both Actors' Equity and SAG-AFTRA. She also has raised three very independent daughters and lives with her husband, a retired attorney, in an otherwise animal-free environment in California.
Buchbeschreibung Dale Manolakas, 2014. Buchzustand: Very Good. 1st Edition. N/A. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP84287952
Buchbeschreibung Dale Manolakas. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Book has some visible wear on the binding, cover, pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G1628050012I3N00
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Buchbeschreibung Dale Manolakas, 2014. Paperback. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1628050012