Dreams That Die by John Wight
Misadventures In Hollywood

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A young man arrives in Hollywood from Scotland looking to scale the heights as a screenwriter. He embarks on a series of adventures and misadventures as he encounters a succession of the weird, wonderful and downright wacky. To get by he works as an extra on sitcoms like Friends and Frasier, dramas such as ER and CSI, and some big budget movies. He then finds himself being selected to work as Ben Affleck’s double. In between times he attends celebrity parties, functions and works in some of Hollywood’s most exclusive bars and nightclubs.

Our narrator joins the antiwar movement after 9/11 and commits himself with his new found comrades to halting Bush’s drive to war in Iraq. He throws himself into organising demos, meetings and campaigning to stop the war. Soon he’s leading a double life - by day working on a big budget movie as a double for one of Hollywood’s biggest stars; by night engrossed in radical politics.


About John Wight

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John writes fiction and non fiction. You'll find his fiction at Amazon, where he has two novels published as Kindle eBooks. Most of his non fiction can be found at the Huffington Post and Socialist Unity, where he blogs on everything from domestic and international politics to culture and sport. He also writes regularly for the Morning Star.
Published December 31, 2012 by John Hunt Publishing. 210 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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