Alan M. Ehrlich will be signing copies of his book Plunket in Wonderland: A Hollywood Tale on Sunday, March 4th, from 12 - 2 pm.
"...a Hollywood insider's hilarious tale of tinsel town betrayal turned sweet revenge... A studio reader falls through the rabbit hole to Wonderland, where he encounters agents, power brokers, and A-list stars... First-time novelist Alan Ehrlich delivers a tale at once fabulous and painfully accurate, and his subject -- the great Hollywood folly called 'development' -- has never been treated with such precision and wicked humor. Everyone who loves the movies will love Plunket in Wonderland." - Caitlin Flanagan, Author of "To Hell With All That" and "Girl Land"
Hollywood is a place. Hollywood is also a style, a goal, a sign, a dream. Hollywood is an industry. It is also a Bowl, a boulevard, a walk of fame, a wax museum. But most of all Hollywood is a vision -- a celluloid wonderland that unspools somewhere, over the rainbow, on the far side of the looking glass.
An overworked, underemployed reader for a grade B studio reads a steady stream of scripts in a cubicle that might overlook Hollywood, if it had any windows. Instead, its walls close in from six coffin-like directions. The only fresh air comes from his family -- a loving wife living in the aftermath of dissertation hell, and six-year-old triplets who refuse to learn how to read.
Then, from deep within flickers a light -- a singular light that just might shine through. Only one thing blocks its way -- the system.