The Hollywood Kid Author:Maia Wojciechowska Fifteen years of living in the shadow of his famous mother have made Bryan Wilson aloof and bitter. He hates himself and the phony movie-star world he is part of. All his past loneliness and frustration suddenly catch up with him and he can't seem to think straight anymore. He is afraid he will go to pieces if he doesn't get away from Hollywo... more »od.
But at the moment of this awareness, Bryan's stepfather dies, and his mother turns to her son, the only person she has left, with a possessiveness and intensity he cannot handle and no longer wants.
Bryan is torn between his concern for his mother and his need to be free of her and on his own. His tense struggle to master these vacillating emotions makes a strong, suspenseful story.« less