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Marc Norman
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MARC NORMAN won two Oscars for Shakespeare in Love in 1999, one for Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (with Tom Stoppard) and another for Best Picture (shared with Donna Gigliotti, David Parfitt, Harvey Weinstein, and Edward Zwick), along with a Golden Globe, a Writers Guild Best Screenplay Award, a New York Film Critics Circle Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Silver Bear Award from the Berlin Film Festival. He lives in Santa Monica, California. This is his first work of nonfiction.

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What Happens Next
A History of American Screenwriting
Written by Marc Norman


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $19.99

“Fascinating.”
Los Angeles Times

A brilliant, wildly entertaining history of Hollywood from the screenwriters’ perspective

In this truly fresh take on the movies, veteran Oscar-winning screenwriter Marc Norman gives us the first comprehensive history of the men and women who penned some of the greatest movies of all time. Impeccably researched, erudite, and filled... Read more >
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What Happens Next
A History of American Screenwriting
Written by Marc Norman


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown Archetype
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $15.99

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