Côte d'Azur by Alan C. Baird | Script Revolution

Côte d'Azur

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ACB's book
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There's nothing quite so romantic as spending one's youth in a foreign land.
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Eric is a 20-something American guy who's having the time of his life on the French Riviera. Or maybe Eric is the 60-something who's looking back on his earlier years with nostalgic regret and trying to alter the course of his life. This story was inspired by Lawrence Durrell, and his experiments with metafictional techniques in The Avignon Quintet ("fictional" characters interacting with "real" characters) and The Alexandria Quartet (the Rashomon of literature, with multiple points of view). It might be described as a hedonistic tale in the shape of a Möbius strip, trapped in an Escher wood engraving: magical realism with just a dash of irrealism, drenched in Mediterranean sunshine.

Submitted: February 16, 2020
Last Updated: February 16, 2020
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Last Downloaded: March 10, 2020

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The Writer: Alan C. Baird

Alan C. Baird enjoys referring to himself in the third person, and was inordinately pleased when ABC-TV's "Max Headroom" series purchased his debut student film, widely hailed as "the most uncommercial piece of ____ in Michigan State's history." His Screenwright(R) screenplay formatter won a $3,333 cash award from Sun Microsystems, and he's written screenplays that finished in the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals of various international competitions. Alan is a Harvard Book Prize winner who authored "facebookworm" and coauthored a print/web/wap project entitled "9TimeZones.com," which was included in the Whitney Biennial. His work has appeared in a dozen-odd anthologies and may be found... Go to bio
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