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Matthew Specktor is the author of the novels American Dream Machine and That Summertime Sound, as well as a nonfiction book of film criticism. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Paris Review, The Believer, Tin House, Black Clock, and other publications.
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American Dream Machine. is the story of an iconic striver, a classic self-made man in the vein of Jay Gatsby or Augie March. It’s the story of a talent agent and his troubled sons, two generations of Hollywood royalty.
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Matthew Specktor, the book's author, has set out with Beau to create a protagonist in the spirit of Saul Bellow's Augie March or F Scott Fitzgerald's Jay Gatsby. American Dream Machine is the story of two talent agents and their three troubled boys, heirs to Hollywood royalty.
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