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I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend; Library Edition
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication date November 4, 2014
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781483029184
ISBN-10 1483029182
Dimensions 1 by 6.50 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Original list price $59.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: In this engaging memoir, written with heart, wisdom, and a huge helping of hilarity, Martin Short shares stories of his life, revealing how a Canadian kid obsessed with American show business became the "comedian's comedian" (Vanity Fair).Martin Short is one of few celebrities in show business who has continually worked hard, found success, and maintained a normal, happy family life. His memoir is a reflection on his diverse collection of experiences, both hilarious and heartbreaking.Short takes us through his career, from his early years with Second City Toronto and Saturday Night Live to his movie, stage, and television stardom. He recalls how he developed some of his enduring characters--manic man-child Ed Grimley, elderly Tin Pan Alley songmith Irving Cohen, slimy lawyer Nathan Thurm, and the blubbery and bizarrely insensitive Jiminy Glick. Here, too, are his movie and television appearances, from the classic Three Amigos! to his Emmy-nominated role in Damages, as well as his stage productions, including his Tony Award-winning performance in Little Me. Throughout, such friends and luminaries as Steve Martin, Tom Hanks, John Candy, Gilda Radner, Lorne Michaels, Nora Ephron, Frank Sinatra, and others share the spotlight.This deeply private man brings us into the circle of his family life, from raising his children to the legendary parties he and his wife hosted in their Los Angeles home. He recounts the pain of losing a brother and both parents by the time he was twenty and of the devastating death of Nancy, his wife of thirty years, in 2010. Despite the hardships, Short's life has been full of laughter, and he remains perennially upbeat. In this wise and entertaining memoir, he shares his irrepressible joy.

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9781483029184 | details & prices | 6.50 × 6.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $59.99
About: In this engaging memoir, written with heart, wisdom, and a huge helping of hilarity, Martin Short shares stories of his life, revealing how a Canadian kid obsessed with American show business became the "comedian's comedian" (Vanity Fair).

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