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The Big Goodbye

Peter Chambers

The Big Goodbye

by Peter Chambers

  • 31 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Chivers North America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Large Print

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10728810M
    ISBN 100745164439
    ISBN 109780745164434

    The Big Goodbye, Sam Wasson’s deep dig into the making of the film, is a work of exquisite ’s about much more than a movie a scrupulously researched and reported book with a stellar cast of players, not to mention some astonishing sources the book makes a detailed case for how changes to Towne’s version transformed Chinatown into a counterintuitive classic. With this deceptively simple look at coping with loss, featuring a fish in a fishbowl whose companion disappears, Parr adds to the list of universal issues he .

      Directed by Joseph L. Scanlan. With Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Denise Crosby. Captain Picard and some of his crew are caught in a deadly trap in the holodeck as the result of a ship-wide scan from an alien race/10(K).   The Big Goodbye Reviews. The Big Goodbye. Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood. Sam Wasson. out of 5. 4 reviews Wasson’s book, which is compellingly told and meticulously researched, tells the story of the origins and making of Chinatown, and of the studio that produced it, Paramount, which was saved from collapse by the /5(4).

      Buy a cheap copy of The Big Goodbye book by Michael Lister. Someone is following Lauren Lewis. She ducks into the office of PI, Jimmy Soldier Riley, not to hire him, but to find out if he's the one following her. Back when Free shipping over $   ‘The Big Goodbye’ Review: Eucalyptus and Orange Blossoms The classic film ‘Chinatown’ (), a dark elegy on old Los Angeles, was born of a contradictory spirit: on one hand nostalgia for Reviews: 9.


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The Big Goodbye is a graceful and worthwhile elegy to a time dear to those who are lucky enough to remember it It will be hard to find a better film book published this year. – The Big Goodbye is a fun and insightful read about the business of Hollywood and the complex, creative process/5().

“The Big Goodbye” is much, much more than the inside, untold story of that classic. Chinatown, for those who know the film, is a metaphor. For Los Angeles, once a desert, now an irrigated suburbia. For power, which makes gods of the rich. And for a moral fog overhanging a city that advertises its virtues and conceals its vices/5().

The Big Goodbye is a graceful and worthwhile elegy to a time dear to those who are lucky enough to remember it It will be hard to find a better film book published this year. – The Big Goodbye is a fun and insightful read about the business of Hollywood and the complex, creative process.

– Coachella Valley WeeklyBrand: Flatiron Books. “The Big Goodbye,” with a title referring in part to the Brigadoon-like Hollywood that would vanish after “Chinatown” was made, is full. The Big Goodbye is an elegy to US moviemaking in the early 70s, when Rosemarys Baby, The Godfather movies and others were being made.

It was a time when movies were made for grownups and high school was not the seminal event chronicled in film after film.4/5(). A biography of the making of Chinatown, which scriptwriter Robert Towne called “a state of mind.”. In his latest, Los Angeles–based film chronicler Wasson (Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art,etc.), who has written about Bob Fosse, Audrey Hepburn, Blake Edwards, and Paul Mazursky, undertakes a multifaceted dissection of the infamous noir.

The Big Goodbye is a graceful and worthwhile elegy to a time dear to those who are lucky enough to remember it It will be hard to find a better film book published this year.

– The Big Goodbye is a fun and insightful read about the business of Hollywood and the complex, creative process. Sam Wasson’s ‘The Big Goodbye.’ Prince Harry shot the sweet video of Meghan Markle reading a book to their son, Archie, for #SaveWithStories, a.

THE BIG GOODBYE: CHINATOWN AND THE LAST YEARS OF HOLLYWOOD by Sam Wasson (Flatiron Press) Having given us a great biography of Bob Fosse, important books about Blake Edwards and Paul Mazursky, and an engaging account of the making of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Wasson has proven to be an insightful chronicler of 20 th century show business.

He is also a. 'The Big Goodbye' author Sam Wasson, whose history of the film goes on sale Tuesday, previously penned the biography of Author: Lexy Perez.

The Big Goodbye is the first in a series of books by Michael Lister about a private investigator based in war torn Panama City Fl.

in the 's. This book is a must read, can't put down, gotta have, page turner!!!!!/5. In author Sam Wasson's meticulous new book "The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood," the film historian ("Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.") turns his eye to the minds behind one of the.

Forget It, Jake: It’s the Definitive Book on Chinatown. Sam Wasson talks The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood. By Donald Liebenso n. February 3, Author: Donald Liebenson. New book “The Big Goodbye: ‘Chinatown’ and the Last Years of Hollywood” burbles about how movietown egos all come in one size — extra large.

Like when Jack Nicholson was running hot, Sam Author: Cindy Adams. The Big Goodbye is a graceful and worthwhile elegy to a time dear to those who are lucky enough to remember it It will be hard to find a better film book published this year. – The Big Goodbye is a fun and insightful read about the business of Hollywood and the complex, creative process.

– Coachella Valley Weekly. In telling that larger story, The Big Goodbye will take its place alongside classics like Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and The Devil's Candy as one of the great movie-world books ever written. REVIEWS "The wondrous thing about Sam Wasson’s new book is that it feels both necessary and inevitable - as if Chinatown couldn’t (or shouldn’t) exist.

The Big Goodbye, Sam Wasson’s deep dig into the making of the film, is a work of exquisite ’s about much more than a movie a scrupulously researched and reported book with a stellar cast of players, not to mention some astonishing sources the book makes a detailed case for how changes to Towne’s version transformed Chinatown into a 3/4(18).

In telling that larger story, The Big Goodbye will take its place alongside classics like Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and The Devil's Candy as one of the great movie-world books ever written. Praise for Sam Wasson: "Wasson is a canny chronicler of old Hollywood and its outsize personalities More than that, he understands that style matters, and /5(38).

In telling that larger story, The Big Goodbye will take its place alongside classics like Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and The Devil's Candy as one of the great movie-world books ever written. Praise for Sam Wasson: "Wasson is a canny chronicler of old Hollywood and its outsize personalities.

The Big Goodbye is worthy of Chinatown, this unforgettable movie--high praise indeed. - Sight and Sound This scrupulously researched and reported book is about not just a cinematic masterpiece but the glorious lost Hollywood in which that movie was born.4/5().

Todd Parr has inspired and empowered children around the world with his bold images and positive messages. He is the bestselling author of more than forty books, including The Goodbye Book, The Family Book, The I Love You Book, and It's Okay to be lives in Berkeley, : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers."The Big Goodbye" is the eleventh episode of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The episode first aired in broadcast syndication on Janu This was the second writing credit of the series for Tracy Tormé following the episode "Haven".

Rob Bowman planned to direct the episode, but he was switched to "Datalore" due to delays in Directed by: Joseph L. Scanlan.In The Big Goodbye: Chinatown And The Last Years Of Hollywood, cultural historian Sam Wasson swims in the muddy making of the film, the messy lives of its four main players, and the murky chronicles of L.A.’s studio system and the municipal water wars to produce a page-turner as suspenseful and spellbinding as the Raymond Chandler novel.