Me and Orson Welles
Coming in 2009, the major motion picture from the director of Slacker The irresistible story of a stagestruck boy coming of age in the golden era of Broadway-with some very famous supporting characters-Me and Orson Welles is a romantic farce that reads like a Who's Who of the classic American theater. Called "one of the best depictions of male adolescent yearning ever to hit the page" (Kirkus Reviews), it is sure to translate wonderfully to screen in 2009.
- Paperback | 260 pages
- 129.5 x 175.3 x 15.2mm | 181.44g
- 28 Jun 2005
- Penguin Putnam Inc
- The Penguin Press
- United States
About Robert Kaplow
Robert Kaplow is a teacher and writer best known for the satirical songs and sketches he writes for NPR's Morning Edition, where he created "Moe Moskowitz and the Punsters." His award-winning young adult novels include Alessandra in Love and Alex Icicle: A Romance in Ten Torrid Chapters.
In 269 pages, Richard falls in love, has his heart broken [and] showbiz dreams crushed, and- beautifully, imperceptibly- becomes a man. ("Entertainment Weekly") One of the best depictions of male adolescent yearning ever to hit the page ... Joyful and alive, crackling with wonder. ("Kirkus Reviews," starred)