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Title:
Lost in America
Author:
Brooks, Albert, 1947-
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
David Howard has put in eight long years at a big-time ad agency. When he hoped to land a Senior VP slot, all he got was a pat on the back and a transfer to New York. David talks his wife into quitting her job, sells the house, liquidates the stocks and bonds, and buys the largest Winnebago and they set out to live the ramblin' laid back life of the world's easiest Easy Riders.
General Note:
Widescreen format.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1985.

Special features: interactive menus ; theatrical trailer ; cast/filmmaker profiles ; scene selections.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: R.
ISBN:
9780790757261
Format :
DVD

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A hopeless and depressed businessman sells everything he owns and buys a Winnebago to travel across the country, in hopes of finding something important to do with his life.


Author Notes

Albert Lawrence Brooks was born Albert Lawrence Einstein, but changed his surname so as not to be confused with the famous physicist. He was born on July 22, 1947 and is an American actor. He attended Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, but dropped out after one year to focus on his comedy career.

Brooks has starred in many comedic roles in such films as Unfaithfully Yours, Broadcast News, Defending your Life, I'll Do Anything and The In-Laws. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 1987 for Best Supporting Actor in his role played in Broadcast News. In 2011, he published a fiction novel entitled 2030.

(Bowker Author Biography)