The first time Chris works for Hollywood agent Iris Burton, her number oneclient is the fabulous River Phoenix, big money maker and Oscar nominee. ButRiver was spiraling out of control and ends up dead of an overdose outside LA'sthe Viper Room. The second time Chris works for her she has Joaquin Phoenixin Gladiator. But by this time the corporate agencies are circling…the Hollywoodjungle is merciless and Iris is getting older and madder than ever. Iris is 5ft 2 - her coat is leopard skin and her hide is pure rhino. She won theMost Beautiful Child in New York contest when she was nine. She was a dancerin the Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis comedies and in Cecil B. de Mille's The TenCommandments. She dated everybody from Gene Kelly to Steve McQueen. Thenshe became an agent for kids and teens. Hunting with Barracudas is an honest account of being caught up in theHollywood entertainment industry and working for a tyrant whose reason forexistence rested on how hot her clients were. An instant Hollywood classic, this is a gripping and wildly entertaining story ofwhat it takes to make it in Hollywood.