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Description - Silver City and Other Screenplays by John Sayles

John Sayleswinner of the John Steinbeck Award and othershas been called the "conscience of the independent film world" and the screenwriter's screenwriter. Silver City and Other Screenplays is a collection of Sayles's greatest work, something that will delight his legion of fans and also aspiring screenwriters and film students who will regard the book as a master class in the art of screenwriting. Silver City and Other Screenplays includes Sayles's most celebrated workincluding Matewan, Return of the Secaucus Seven, Lone Star, and Passion Fish (for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay), and his latest film Silver City, a spirited lampoon and a timely, toxic warning about the present state of American democracy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781560256311
ISBN-10: 1560256311
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Nation Books
Publisher: Avalon Publishing Group
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Sayles

If the U.S. were to boast one great independent film director, he would be John Sayles, a cult figure among his admirers. Nominated for both an Academy Award for scriptwriting and a National Book Award, Sayles has written screenplays, teleplays, short stories, and novels and has worked as a script doctor for a virtual who's who of Hollywood film and television talent.

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