Mr. CSI by Anthony E. Zuiker
How a Vegas Dreamer Made a Killing in Hollywood, One Body at a Time

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The creator of CSIdelves into the mysteries of his father’s tragic death and his own unlikelyrise in Hollywood using the very techniques he has honed by working on his hitshows, CSI, CSI: Miami,and CSI: New York.Deeply felt and insightful, Anthony Zuiker’s searingmemoir of dreams and losses, successes and heartbreaks, is not only abehind-the-scenes look at television’s most-watched drama, but an essentialguide for aspiring script writers and filmmakers, featuring practical tips andinspiring lessons to help tomorrow’s writers succeed today. Fans of crimedramas, anyone who dreams of unraveling the mysteries of their own story, andeveryone who dreams of making it big will find themselves immediately drawn inby the one-of-a-kind story of the man who made it: Mr. CSI.
 

About Anthony E. Zuiker

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ANTHONY E. ZUIKER is the creator and executive producer of the most-watched television show in the world, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and a visionary business leader who speaks regularly about the future of entertainment. Zuiker lives in Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
 
Published November 22, 2011 by Harper. 304 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Zuiker knows how to tell a story, and like most episodes of CSI, this one begins with a grisly crime scene in a low-rent Las Vegas apartment.

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The creator of TV’s mega-popular CSI franchise, Zuiker brings his obvious skills as a writer to this memoir that will delight CSI fans. Zuiker begins with a death—the suicide of his father, who he had

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The creator of TV’s mega-popular CSI franchise, Zuiker brings his obvious skills as a writer to this memoir that will delight CSI fans.

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Huffington Post

Zuiker: The creator of the hit "CSI" franchise examines his life and how he overcame a rough childhood to become a successful television writer and producer in "Mr. CSI: How a Vegas Dreamer Made a Killing in Hollywood, One Body at a Time."

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Deseret News

In this book cover image released by HarperCollins, "Mr. CSI: How a Vegas Dreamer Made a Killing in Hollywood, One Body at a Time," by Anthony E.

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Macleans

He had no television writing experience when he wrote the script for CSI, based partly on his own interest in forensics and partly on a Discovery Channel show about “police investigators who employed state-of-the-art science” (providing further proof of how much reality TV has influenced scripted...

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