Passing Through the FlameNorman Spinrad
Hollywood... a jungle where a new set of predators is clawing savagely for domination. The great movie studios and stars still hold sway - but the porno filmmakers on the one hand, and the record companies and rock stars on the other, are accumulating more and more power.
Into this warfare comes Velva Leecock and Paul Conrad. Beautiful Velva, whose innocent sexuality may be her passkey to superstardom, and talented, ambitious Paul, whose honest may be his undoing.
Norman Spinrad (born 1940) is a science fiction icon and the author of more than twenty novels which have been translated into over a dozen languages. His 1969 novel, Bug Jack Barron, was nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards and his short fiction collection, The Star-Spangled Future, was a National Book Award finalist. He has also written screenplays for American television series, including the original Star Trek. He lives in New York.
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