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Still Holding

(2003)
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Bruce Wagner has been hailed for his powerful prose, his Swiftian satire, and the scalpel-sharp wit that has, in each of his novels, dissected and sometimes disemboweled Hollywood excess.

In his most ambitious book to date, Still Holding, Wagner immerses readers in post-September 11 Hollywood, revealing as much rabid ambition, rampant narcissism, and unchecked mental illness as ever. He infiltrates the gilded life of a superstar actor/sex symbol/practicing Buddhist, the compromised world of a young actress whose big break comes when she's hired to play a corpse on Six Feet Under, and the strange parallel universe of look-alikes -- an entire industry in which struggling actors are hired out for parties and conventions to play their famous counterparts. Alternately hilarious and heartfelt, ferocious and empathetic, Still Holding is Bruce Wagner's most expertly calibrated work.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

November 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Still Holding
Author(s): Bruce Wagner
ISBN: 0-7432-4337-4 / 978-0-7432-4337-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

1865 : USA Paperback
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Title: Still Holding
Author(s): Bruce Wagner
ISBN: 0-7432-4338-2 / 978-0-7432-4338-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Kindle Editions

March 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Still Holding: A Novel of Hollywood
Author(s): Bruce Wagner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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March 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Still Holding: A Novel of Hollywood
Author(s): Bruce Wagner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon UK