The Pat Hobby Stories

The Pat Hobby Stories

by Edward Lee

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Overview

The setting: Hollywood: the character: Pat Hobby, a down-and-out screenwriter trying to break back into show business, but having better luck getting into bars. Written between 1939 and 1940, when F. Scott Fitzgerald was working for Universal Studios, the seventeen Pat Hobby stories were first published in Esquire magazine and present a bitterly humorous portrait of a once-successful writer who becomes a forgotten hack on a Hollywood lot. "This was not art" Pat Hobby often said, "this was an industry" where whom "you sat with at lunch was more important than what you dictated in your office."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151245449
Publisher: Edward Lee
Publication date: 05/21/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 201 KB

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