Actors Anonymous

Actors Anonymous

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Now Nominated for a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album The actors in James Franco s brilliant debut novel include a McDonald s drive-thru operator who spends his shift trying on accents; an ex-child star recalling a massive beachside bacchanal; hospital volunteers and Midwestern transplants; a vampire flick starlet who discovers a cryptic book written by a famous actor gone AWOL; and the ghost of River Phoenix. Then there s Franco himself, who prowls backstage, peering out between the lines before taking the stage with fascinating meditations on his art, along with nightmarish tales of excess. Hollywood has always been a private club, he writes. I open the gates. I say welcome. I say, Look inside. Told in a dizzying array of styles from lyric essays and disarming testimonials to hilariously rambling text messages and ghostly footnotes and loosely modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous s Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, "Actors Anonymous" is an intense, wild ride into the dark heart of celebrity."show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 139.7 x 165.1 x 30.48mm | 226.8g
  • BRILLIANCE AUDIO
  • United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 148055538X
  • 9781480555389
  • 2,254,623
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