The crossed-out notebook [electronic resource] : a novel / Nicolás Giacobone ; [translated by Megan McDowell]
    eAudiobook | Simon & Schuster Audio | 2019. | Unabridged.
    Available online (1 of 1 copies available; 0 on hold) eBookId: E3A7CDF2-A2B4-44F9-90AD-0A1A7BE252F4
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    Edition
    Unabridged.
    Description
    1 online resource (06 hr., 18 min.) : digital
    Performer
    Narrated by Jacques Roy.
    Summary
    From the Academy Award-winning cowriter of Birdman, a wonderfully eccentric, suspenseful debut in the tradition of Miseryand Kiss of the Spiderwoman about a screenwriter kidnapped by a world-famous director who orders him to compose a masterpiece. Pablo, a failed Argentine novelist-turned-screenwriter, has been kidnapped by the greatest Latin American film director of all time and is kept in a basement where he works, day after day, on what he is told must at all costs be a great, world-changing screenplay. Every night, after finishing work on the script, Pablo writes in his notebook and every morning he crosses out what he wrote the night before. The Crossed-Out Notebook is Pablo's diary of this time: being brought food by a maid; being threatened with a gun; vociferously arguing with the director about what he's written the previous day. The clash between the two men and their different approaches leads to a movie being made, a gun going off, an unlikely escape, and a final confrontation. In the end, The Crossed-Out Notebook is a darkly funny novel full of intrigue and surprise about the essence of the creative process; a short, crazy ode to any artist whose brilliance shines through strangeness and adversity.
    Note
    Online resource; title from title details screen (OverDrive, viewed September 27, 2019).
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    Addl. Author
    Roy, Jacques (Jacques David), narrator.
    McDowell, Megan, translator.
    OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
    Addl. Title
    Cuaderno tachado. Spoken word. English
    Music #
    Z100149107 Recorded Books
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