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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Griffin; Reprint edition (24 Nov. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312587589
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312587581
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.4 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,213,971 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Followers of provocative screenwriter ("Basic Instinct," "Flashdance," "Showgirls") and author ("Hollywood Animal," "American Rhapsody") Eszterhas may do a double-take when they see his entertaining new memoir branded with a cross, and a triple-take when they see he means it... Eszterhas's journey is inspiring and his tough-guy sense of humor remains intact."--"Publishers Weekly""" "Eszterhas writes with his fists...you won't be bored. And you may even be moved."--"New York Times Book Review" "Tells the story of his spiritual conversion and his newfound devotion to God and family, , , His new book is evidence of Mr. Eszterhas' victory."--"Toledo Blade""" "It is fascinating to hear him wrestle with his decision to remain in the Catholic church...while the memoir is raw at times, it is never short of interesting anecdotes...he is a fantastic writer."--"www.challies.com""" ""

"Eszterhas writes with his fists. You practically duck as you turn the page...you won't be bored. And you may even be moved."--Christopher Buckley, "New York"" Times Book Review"

"An extremely gifted writer...this story of penitent return is told simply and movingly...Joe Eszterhas has given us a contemporary story of the Prodigal Son."--James Carroll, "National Catholic Reporter""Tells the story of his spiritual conversion and his newfound devotion to God and family, His new book is evidence of Mr. Eszterhas' victory."--"Toledo Blade""" "Followers of provocative screenwriter ("Basic Instinct," "Flashdance," "Showgirls") and author ("Hollywood Animal," "American Rhapsody") Eszterhas may do a double-take when they see his entertaining new memoir branded with a cross, and a triple-take when they see he means it... Eszterhas's journey is inspiring and his tough-guy sense of humor remains intact."--"Publishers Weekly"

"It is fascinating to hear him wrestle with his decision to remain in the Catholic church...while the memoir is raw at times, it is never short of interesting anecdotes...he is a fantastic writer."--"www.challies.com""" ""

Eszterhas writes with his fists. You practically duck as you turn the page...you won't be bored. And you may even be moved. "Christopher Buckley, New York Times Book Review"

An extremely gifted writer this story of penitent return is told simply and movingly Joe Eszterhas has given us a contemporary story of the Prodigal Son. "James Carroll, National Catholic Reporter"

Tells the story of his spiritual conversion and his newfound devotion to God and family, His new book is evidence of Mr. Eszterhas' victory. "Toledo Blade"

Followers of provocative screenwriter ("Basic Instinct," "Flashdance," "Showgirls") and author ("Hollywood Animal," "American Rhapsody") Eszterhas may do a double-take when they see his entertaining new memoir branded with a cross, and a triple-take when they see he means it... Eszterhas's journey is inspiring and his tough-guy sense of humor remains intact. "Publishers Weekly"

It is fascinating to hear him wrestle with his decision to remain in the Catholic church...while the memoir is raw at times, it is never short of interesting anecdotes...he is a fantastic writer. "www.challies.com""

"Eszterhas writes with his fists. You practically duck as you turn the page...you won't be bored. And you may even be moved." --Christopher Buckley, New York Times Book Review

"An extremely gifted writer...this story of penitent return is told simply and movingly...Joe Eszterhas has given us a contemporary story of the Prodigal Son." --James Carroll, National Catholic Reporter

"Tells the story of his spiritual conversion and his newfound devotion to God and family, His new book is evidence of Mr. Eszterhas' victory." --Toledo Blade

"Followers of provocative screenwriter (Basic Instinct, Flashdance, Showgirls) and author (Hollywood Animal, American Rhapsody) Eszterhas may do a double-take when they see his entertaining new memoir branded with a cross, and a triple-take when they see he means it... Eszterhas's journey is inspiring and his tough-guy sense of humor remains intact." --Publishers Weekly

"It is fascinating to hear him wrestle with his decision to remain in the Catholic church...while the memoir is raw at times, it is never short of interesting anecdotes...he is a fantastic writer." --www.challies.com

About the Author

Joe Eszterhas has written the screenplays for sixteen films that have made more than a billion dollars at the box office. Among them are Basic Instinct, Jagged Edge, Flashdance and Showgirls. A former senior editor at Rolling Stone, he is the author of five previous books--the second, Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse, was nominated for the National Book Award. The father of seven children, he lives with his wife, Naomi, and their four sons in Bainbridge Township, Ohio.


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