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A Novel About the Inside Workings of Hollywood Written by a Screenwriter and Director.

Screenwriter and novelist Bruce Wagner. He wrote the screenplays for "Nightmare on Elm Street 3," and "Scenes from The Class Struggle in Beverly Hills." He's just come out with his first novel, a black comedy, "Force Majeure." It's a collection of his "Bud Wiggins" stories. Wiggins is a struggling screenwriter, actor, and some time chauffeur who is "circling the drain." (published by Random House). (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Other segments from the episode on August 13, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 13, 1991: Interview with David Jacobsen; Interview with Bruce Wagner; Review of D. Keith Mano's novel "Topless" A Novel."


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