Book #15732

My Movie Business: A Memoir - 1st Edition/1st Printing

John Irving

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1999.
ISBN: 0375503684

Price: $25.00

First edition/first printing in unread condition, small tear to spine end, else Fine condition in alike dust-jacket.

Novelist John Irving recounts his experiences adapting and finally seeing his sixth novel, 'The Cider House Rules,' made into the 1999 film by Lasse Hallstrom. A fascinating set of insights into the difficult process of adapting his huge 1985 novel into a two-hour film.

Author Bio

John Irving

John Winslow Irving was born on March 2, 1942 in Exeter, New Hampshire. He was an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Irving is well known for his recurring themes throughout his novels, such as New England, deadly accidents, and bears. His 1985 novel, The Cider House Rules, was turned into a film and won the Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award in 1999 for the script. Additionally, Irving’s 1981 novel, The Hotel New Hampshire was turned into a film in 1984.