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From the PublisherChaplin and Agee was recently declared a finalist for the 2005 Theatre Librarian Association Award honoring the most outstanding book in recorded or broadcast performance, including film, television or radio.
"A true page-turner"—David Sterritt, The Christian Science Monitor
"A real addition to film culture (and the culture of the Cold War), complete with the treatment for an unmade movie so vivid that it practically sears the mind's eye."—J. Hoberman, Village Voice
"John Wranovics revives...a whole lost age, full of emigre intellectuals, hard-drinking Greenwich Village authors and a number of quite surprising villains."—Stephen Whitty, Star-Ledger and Newhouse Newspapers
"Wranovics does an excellent job of bringing Agee, and his times and his politics, to life. Even those not particularly interested in the novelist will find it an absorbing enough read. Those who are interested in the era, and scholars of Agee and Chaplin, will find the book to be a small treasure."—BookReporter.com