Wannabe: A Would-Be Player's Misadventures in Hollywood

Everett Weinberger, Author
Everett Weinberger, Author Carol Publishing Corporation $17.95 (219p) ISBN 978-1-55972-268-1
Paperback - 224 pages - 978-0-312-15708-1
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Weinberger left a high-paying Wall Street job to try to break into movie making in La-la Land, where he worked as a temp in the offices of some of the best-known figures in the industry. He found them almost universally autocratic and vicious in dealing with subordinates; their chief assistants behaved the same. Disillusioned with Hollywood, Weinberger returned to New York City and got a job at Miramax only to discover that the staff were no different from their West Coast counterparts. Now he's working for a bank and considers his film days a ``vision quest,'' a career detour. Weinberger's memoir makes much ado about virtually nothing. (June)
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