The Extra

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The Extra is set in a future California where members of a desperate populace sign contracts to participate in reality death films, knowing that less than 20% of them will survive. It’s a view of the future—and Hollywood—as delightfully cynical as Kurt Vonnegut with sympathetic characters, Hollywood executive sleazeballs and much more.

©2010 Michael Shea (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Extra

    • By: Michael Shea
    • Narrated by: William Hughes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Extra is set in a future California where members of a desperate populace sign contracts to participate in reality death films, knowing that less than 20% of them will survive. It’s a view of the future—and Hollywood—as delightfully cynical as Kurt Vonnegut with sympathetic characters, Hollywood executive sleazeballs and much more.

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  • Book 2

    • Assault on Sunrise

    • The Extra Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Michael Shea
    • Narrated by: Rodney Gardiner, Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Less than a hundred years in the future, pollution, economic disaster, and the rapacious greed of the corporate oligarchy have brought America to its knees and created dystopian urban nightmares, of which Los Angeles may be the worst. Curtis, Japh, and Jool are film extras, who - with the help of a couple of very gutsy women - survived being anonymous players in a "live-action" film in which death on-screen meant death in real life. Surviving the shoot made them rich enough to escape the post-apocalyptic hell that LA has become. But their survival was not what Panoply Studios CEO Val Margolian had in mind

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