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Video slut : how I shoved Madonna off an Olympic high dive, got Prince into a pair of tiny purple woolen underpants, ran away from Michael Jackson's dad, and got a waterfall to flow backward so I could bring rock videos to the masses

Author: Sharon Oreck
Publisher: New York : Faber and Faber, Inc., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Takes an irreverent look behind the scenes of the music video industry during its eighties heyday. Oreck, one of the top producers of all time, bluffed her way into the business with no experience whatsoever and went on to produce more than six hundred video shoots ... Also shares the at-turns hilarious, biting, and poignant story of her origins as a single teen mother disowned by her middle-class parents, and of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Biography
Named Person: Sharon Oreck
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Oreck
ISBN: 9780865479869 0865479860
OCLC Number: 429024730
Description: viii, 245 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Sun comes up --
The ledge --
The glamorous life --
There goes the neighborhood --
When doves cry --
What's the matter here? --
Broken land --
Wicked games --
It's about time --
We'll be together --
Papa don't preach --
Sorta like a prayer --
In the meantime --
In the (stupid) closet --
Work to do --
Loose interpretation --
R.I.P. in heaven.
Responsibility: Sharon Oreck.

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"Takes an irreverent look behind the scenes of the music video industry during its eighties heyday. Oreck, one of the top producers of all time, bluffed her way into the business with no experience whatsoever and went on to produce more than six hundred video shoots ... Also shares the at-turns hilarious, biting, and poignant story of her origins as a single teen mother disowned by her middle-class parents, and of her journey from welfare to kung fu movie sets to film school."--Page 4 of cover.

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