- Author : Peter Lefcourt
- Release Date : 28 February 2003
- Publisher : Simon and Schuster
- Genre : Fiction
- Pages : 320 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9780743480819
Download or read book entitled The Deal by author: Peter Lefcourt which was release on 28 February 2003 and published by Simon and Schuster with total page 320 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Washed-up Hollywood producer Charlie Berns has mailed in his updated obit and is about to suck his Mercedes tailpipe and fade to black when a miracle materializes: his nephew, a wannabe screenwriter from New Jersey, has scripted the life story of Queen Victoria's prime minister Benjamin Disraeli, which Charlie manages to turn into a hot property that reinstates him as a player. But as the deal heats up, a few conceptual changes morph the project into Lev Disraeli: Freedom Fighter, an action thriller with a black Jewish superstar, a Yugoslavian location, a mad Polish director, and even a real-life kidnapping. Is Charlie Berns being eaten alive by the system? Or is he giving the Hollywood hotshots a run for their money? Peter Lefcourt's hilarious satire proves the old adage that in Hollywood you're never quite as dead as people give you credit for.