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Casting Couch Boogie

A Rock Opera Novel

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March 29, 2022  |  480 views  |  0 reviews / comments

Casting Couch Boogie: A Rock Opera Novel by John Manouelian. Book coverAfter winning a beauty contest with the grand prize of a Hollywood screen test, recent high school graduate, Misty Spring, sets out to LA from Washington, D.C., with a classmate.

There is a major car breakdown, adventure, and danger on the way. Misty’s screen test is a disaster. But undaunted, she and her friend toil to make the big time on their own terms. However, competition is fierce and success elusive in this coming-of-age adventure. After issues of self-doubt and homesickness, Misty pulls out of her funk relying on music to raise her spirits. The girls take nighttime bartender jobs at Stage Fright City pub and practice hard with their new rock band during the day. Their goal is to become the house band at the club.

With hard work, luck, and recent film world connections, they just might achieve both their Hollywood and rock star dreams.


About John Manouelian

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John Manouelian is an accidental novelist at best; and this is his very first effort. Writing a novel never entered his mind until he had written and recorded an eleven-song rock opera of the same name. Spurred on by a couple of music listeners who suggested that he put the rock opera story to print, he finally got around to doing so, albeit many years later. He certainly hopes that everyone...

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