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The big hype

Author: Avery Corman
Publisher: New York : Open Road Integrated Media, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Brock, a writer struggling with the realities of getting his first novel published, approaches his old friend Mel Steiner for assistance. Mel, a music-business mogul and a modern-day Barnum, decides to package Paul as a celebrity, since books by celebrities often become bestsellers. Paul writes an act of comic songs about the concerns of the middle class in America and is trained in "celebrity" by a troupe of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Avery Corman
ISBN: 9781453270424 1453270426
OCLC Number: 828677837
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Responsibility: Avery Corman.

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Paul Brock, a writer struggling with the realities of getting his first novel published, approaches his old friend Mel Steiner for assistance. Mel, a music-business mogul and a modern-day Barnum, decides to package Paul as a celebrity, since books by celebrities often become bestsellers. Paul writes an act of comic songs about the concerns of the middle class in America and is trained in "celebrity" by a troupe of media specialists; he emerges as a phenomenon. He is now a concert star and of course a bestselling author. Although Paul gets everything he wants, there are some things that fame brings that he never counted on.

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