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Lessons in Laughter: The Autobiography of a Deaf Actor
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gallaudet Univ Pr
Publication date June 1, 1989
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780930323462
ISBN-10 0930323467
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $19.95
Other format details university press
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Summary
Relates the life story of the accomplished deaf actor, director, playwright, and lecturer and tells how he triumphed over obstacles to pursue his dream of acting
Amazon.com description: Product Description: It is through his deafness that we hear his story. -- The New York Times Book ReviewHis memoir has a universal appeal. -- Library JournalThe richness and variety found in signing and in the Deaf culture permeates his montage of stories. -- Publishers WeeklyTo succeed as an actor is a rare feat. To succeed as a deaf actor is nothing short of amazing. Lessons in Laughter is the story of Bernard Bragg and his astonishing lifelong achievements in the performing arts.Born deaf of deaf parents, Bernard Bragg has won international renown as an actor, director, playwright, and lecturer.Lessons in Laughter recounts in stories that are humorous, painful, touching, and outrageous, the growth of his dream of using the beauty of sign language to act. He starred in his own television show The Quiet Man, helped found The National Theatre of the Deaf, and traveled worldwide to teach his acting methods.

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from Gallaudet Univ Pr (June 1, 1989)
9780930323462 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Relates the life story of the accomplished deaf actor, director, playwright, and lecturer and tells how he triumphed over obstacles to pursue his dream of acting
Paperback
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from Gallaudet Univ Pr (January 1, 2002)
9781563681394 | details & prices | 219 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.78 lbs | List price $34.50
About: To succeed as an actor is a rare feat.
With George C. Bealey | from Bobbs-Merrill Co (June 1, 1981); titled "Freehand Drawing and Visualization"
9780026815406 | details & prices | List price $31.45
This edition also contains Freehand Drawing and Visualization

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