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Dealing: or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues

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Dealing: or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues

Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues
First edition cover
Author Michael Douglas
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf
Publication date 1970
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 222
ISBN 0-394-42168-X
Preceded by Drug of Choice
Followed by Grave Descend

Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues is a novel written by Michael Crichton and his brother Douglas Crichton under the joint pseudonym Michael Douglas. It was originally published in 1970. It was serialized in the December 1970, January 1971 and February 1971 issues of Playboy magazine.

Plot summary

In order to hook up with his new California girlfriend, a Harvard graduate involves her in an ill-fated plan to smuggle a suitcase full of marijuana bricks from Berkeley to Boston.

Film adaptation

In 1972, a film version of the book was released, it was directed by Paul Williams and starred Robert F. Lyons and John Lithgow in his film debut in the supporting role of John, the campus drug dealer. Barbara Hershey appears in the role of the novice drug-courier, Susan, who loses the bag of bricks on a cross-country flight from Berkeley to Boston.

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • New York Times Movie Review

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