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6 edition of The true life story of Jody McKeegan found in the catalog.

The true life story of Jody McKeegan

a novel

by Don Carpenter

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Don Carpenter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.C2885 Tr, PS3553.A76 Tr
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5053238M
ISBN 100525223770
LC Control Number74015127
OCLC/WorldCa1142235

  When Jody's father passed away from ALS, she soon realized the power of moving for those who can't. She loves being a coach at Orangetheory St. Albert because it . OBITUARY -- Don Carpenter. It was the second book in a trilogy on Hollywood that also included "The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan" and "Turnaround."Author: Stephen Schwartz.

  Jody's story of choice as told to the crowd at Gibbel Park in Hemet, CA on Janu THE HOLLYWOOD TRILOGY collects, for the first time, Carpenter’s most significant Hollywood novels—A Couple of Comedians, The Turnaround and The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan—into a single volume. Here readers will find the jungle of “B” movie Hollywood with no attempt to dress up the rawness and vulgarity of this “glamorous” town.

View the profiles of people named Jody Story. Join Facebook to connect with Jody Story and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share. The True Life of Jody McKeegan is a diptych showing Jody first as a young girl in Portland, where her sister dies from an illegal abortion, then as a year-old failed actress who lucks into romance with a producer. Turnaround, the weakest of the three, is most poignant when chronicling the journey of an aspiring screenwriter. All three novels.


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The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Quotes from The True Life Sto “She had done worse, all right, lots worse.

She had been a thief, a pimp, a blackmailer, a junkie, a liar and a cheat. She had pretended to /5. The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan Hardcover – January 1, by Don Carpenter (Author) › Visit Amazon's Don Carpenter Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(1). If a book can he mute—wordless despite its pages of type—then “The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan” is that book, a novel that hums old Hollywood tunes and flashes Variety clippings.

I immediately ordered The Hollywood Trilogy which includes Carpenters novels A Couple of Comedians, The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan, and Turnaround. When I got The Hollywood Trilogy I excitedly tore into it starting at the beginning with A Couple of Comedians which is about a Martin and Lewis type of comedy/filmstar duo set in the 70s/5.

One of life's losers and death's teasers is Jody McKeegan from shabby beginnings back in Portland, Oregon, where her father (between drink and the track) was washed up early, and her sister Linda made it on her back — even with the only man who taught her mother all about sex — before Jody took Linda to have an abortion and was with her when she bled to death.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carpenter, Don. True life story of Jody McKeegan. New York: Dutton, (OCoLC) Don Carpenter wrote about Hollywood like no one else.

Hollywood Trilogy collects, for the first time, Carpenter’s most significant Hollywood novels—A Couple of Comedians, The Turnaround and The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan—into a single volume.5/5(6). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan by Don Carpenter (Trade Cloth) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Get this from a library. The Hollywood trilogy: a Couple of comedians, the true life story of Jody McKeegan, Turnaround: three novels. [Don Carpenter] -- The author tackles the rawness and vulgarity of Hollywood displaying every facet of the glamorous town, including young men trying to break into the business, one-picture wonders, and middle-aged.

David skips the moviemaking—it'sboring—but we feel a frisson before their nightclub act. Jim may be having abreakdown: Will he show. Less quirky is The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan(). Jody has had a hard life.

In her hometown of Portland, Oregon, shewatched her big sister die after a back-alley : Counterpoint Press. --Norman Mailer Praise for The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan "Geroge Pelecanos and others helped get his first novel back into print, but Carpenter wrote several others that are, in their fashion, just as good.

Loved this cat since the 70's, man, and chose this novel because it has a nice reach--showbiz, streets, the ups and downs; as is so. The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan By Don Carpenter George Pelecanos and others helped get his first novel back into print, but Carpenter wrote several others that are, in their fashion, just as good.

The Hollywood Trilogy: A Couple of Comedians, The True Story of Jody McKeegan, and Turnaround (English Edition) eBook: Carpenter, Don: : Tienda Kindle5/5(8). Buy The Hollywood Trilogy: A Couple of Comedians, The True Story of Jody McKeegan, and Turnaround by Carpenter, Don (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(8). Hollywood Trilogy collects, for the first time, Carpenter’s most significant Hollywood novels A Couple of Comedians, The Turnaround and The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan into a single volume.

Here readers will find the jungle of B” movie Hollywood with no attempt to dress up the rawness and vulgarity of this glamorous” town.

The Hollywood Trilogy: A Couple of Comedians, the True Story of Jody McKeegan, and Turnaround by Don The Hollywood Trilogy: A Couple of Comedians, the True Story of Jody McKeegan, and Turnaround by Don   Hollywood Trilogy collects, for the first time, Carpenter's most significant Hollywood novels--A Couple of Comedians, The Turnaround and The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan--into a single volume.

Here readers will find the jungle of "B" movie Hollywood with no attempt to dress up the rawness and vulgarity of this "glamorous" town/5(72).

Don Carpenter wrote about Hollywood like no one else. Hollywood Trilogy collects, for the first time, Carpenter’s most significant Hollywood novels—A Couple of Comedians, The Turnaround and The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan—into a single volume. His stint in Hollywood inspired three novels: The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan, A Couple of Comedians () and Turnaround ().

Toward the end of his life, Carpenter suffered from a slew. Don Carpenter Was a Novelist Both Lacerating and Forgiving. The singular author Don Carpenter took his own life in Class of 49, The True Life. Hollywood Trilogy collects, for the first time, Carpenter's most significant Hollywood novels—A Couple of Comedians, The Turnaround and The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan—into a single volume.

Here readers will find the jungle of “B" movie Hollywood with no attempt to dress up the rawness and vulgarity of this “glamorous" town.Less quirky is The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan ().

Jody has had a hard life. Jody has had a hard life. In her hometown of Portland, Oregon, she watched her big sister die after a back-alley : Don Carpenter.

The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan, the saddest and toughest of the three, has links to the hard-luck tales of life on the margins that characterized Hard Rain Falling and Blade of Light (). Carpenter follows his heroine from a hardscrabble working-class Portland adolescence (idolizing her beautiful older sister, who dies, in Jody’s.