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Book, "F.I.S.T.," the novelization of his script for F.I.S.T
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[on One Night Stand
(1997)] I had just come off Basic Instinct
(1992) which was the hit movie of 1992. It ultimately grossed about $600 million around the world. When you have that kind of success with a movie, Hollywood literally hurls money at you. Executives think you've somehow grabbed magic - and they hope some of it will go into your next film. The finished film wasn't the outline or the ...
His non-fiction book "Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse" was nominated for a National Book Award in 1975. The book ended up indirectly leading to Eszterhas' career as a screenwriter. It was read by Marcia Nasatir
, an executive at United Artists who considered the book cinematic. She contacted Eszterhas and asked him if he was interested in writing screenplays. Eszterhas then came up with the story for ...
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