Dealing: or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues
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|Publisher||Alfred A. Knopf|
|Media type||Print (hardcover)|
|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.
A film version of the book was released in 1972. It was an American independent film directed by Paul Williams. It stars Robert F. Lyons and features John Lithgow in his film debut in the supporting role of John, the campus drug dealer. Barbara Hershey appears in the role of Susan, the novice drug-courier who loses the bag of bricks on a cross-country flight from Berkeley to Boston.
- Dealing: or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues at the Internet Movie Database
- Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues (1972) at the New York Times Movie Review