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"Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse," 1975.
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Screenwriters are supposed to be neither seen nor heard. I certainly violated that rule. Among others.
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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