Growing up, I always loved watching John Hughes movies. Naturally, Pretty in Pink was one of them. I am too young to have been in the midst of the Brat Pack craze, but I always found learning about the ethos surrounding it fascinating.
Andrew McCarthy’s personal and often lonely memories of his college years at NYU and rising stardom is set against stories of meeting various celebrities (Jacqueline Bisset, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, James Stewart etc.), his time with the actors who were dubbed The Brat Pack, and life in the Regan-era NYC.
Was Andrew McCarthy a brat? Pick up the book to find out.