Everybody Wants an Oscar (Hollywood Murder Mysteries)
Peter S Fischer
Publisher: Grove Point Press, The (March 6, 2012)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.5 MB
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After six long years, Joe Bernardi’s novel is at last finished and has been shipped to a major publisher. But even as he awaits news, fingers crossed for luck, things are heating up at the studio. Soon production will begin on Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” and Jane Wyman has her sights set on a second consecutive Academy Award. Jack Warner has just signed Gertrude Lawrence for the pivotal role of Amanda and is positive that the Oscar will go to Gertie. And meanwhile, Eleanor Parker, who has gotten rave reviews for a woman’s prison picture called “Caged” is sure that 1950 is her year to take home the trophy. Faced with three very talented ladies, all vying for his very best efforts, Joe is resigned to performing a monumental juggling act. Thank God he has nothing else to worry about or at least that was the case until his agent informed him that a screenplay is floating around Hollywood that is a dead ringer for his newly completed novel. Will the ladies be forced to take a back seat as Joe goes after the thief that has stolen his work, his good name and six years of his life...