Susan Stamberg Reports On Author John Gregory Dunne

and his book, >"Monster." Dunne and wife Joan Didion do a lot of screenplay writing. The book is one project that turned into an 8 year nightmare. It started when the duo wrote a screenplay about the life of TV newswoman Jessica Savich...when it was all ove r, the Disney studios had the remarkably dissimilar Up Close and Personal in the can.



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