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Product Description: “Hilarious and inspiring, Anner has made a life filled with fans, love, and Internet fame―reminding us that disability is no match for dreams.”―People (Book of the Week)“Zach Anner is way more than an inspirational figure for anyone who has ever felt impossibly different: he’s also a great f**king writer...read more

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9781627793643 | Henry Holt & Co, March 8, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: “Hilarious and inspiring, Anner has made a life filled with fans, love, and Internet fame―reminding us that disability is no match for dreams.

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9781250116543 | Griffin, March 7, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: “Hilarious and inspiring, Anner has made a life filled with fans, love, and Internet fame―reminding us that disability is no match for dreams.

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Product Description: Before film made them international comedy legends, the Marx Brothers developed their comic skills on stage for twenty-five years. In Four of the Three Musketeers: The Marx Brothers on Stage, Robert S. Bader offers the first comprehensive history of the foursome’s hardscrabble early years honing their act in front of live audiences...read more

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9780810134164 | Northwestern Univ Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Before film made them international comedy legends, the Marx Brothers developed their comic skills on stage for twenty-five years.

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Product Description: Show-business legend Dick Van Dyke is living proof that life does get better the longer you live it. Who better to offer instruction, advice, and humor than someone who's entering his ninth decade with a jaunty two-step? Van Dyke isn't just a born song-and-dance man; his irrepressible belief in embracing the moment and unleashing his inner child has proved to be the ultimate elixir of youth...read more

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9781602862968 | Weinstein Books, October 13, 2015, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Show-business legend Dick Van Dyke is living proof that life does get better the longer you live it.

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9781602863118, titled "Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths About Living Well Longer" | Reprint edition (Weinstein Books, October 11, 2016), cover price $14.99 | also contains Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths about Aging | About this edition: Show-business legend Dick Van Dyke is living proof that life does get better the longer you live it.

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Product Description: Show-business legend Dick Van Dyke is living proof that life does get better the longer you live it. Who better to offer instruction, advice, and humor than someone who's entering his ninth decade with a jaunty two-step? Van Dyke isn't just a born song-and-dance man; his irrepressible belief in embracing the moment and unleashing his inner child has proved to be the ultimate elixir of youth...read more

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9781410487421 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 2, 2016), cover price $31.99

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9781602863118, titled "Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths About Living Well Longer" | Reprint edition (Weinstein Books, October 11, 2016), cover price $14.99 | also contains Keep Moving: And Other Tips and Truths About Aging | About this edition: Show-business legend Dick Van Dyke is living proof that life does get better the longer you live it.

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9781504635493 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 13, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - Dick Van Dyke] In this entertaining and inspirational memoir, Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke shares his secret to staying resilient in old age.
9781504635486 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 13, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - Dick Van Dyke] In this entertaining and inspirational memoir, Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke shares his secret to staying resilient in old age.

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A hilarious and biting memoir from the actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade.David Spade is best known for his harsh “Hollywood” Minute Sketches on SNL, his starring roles in movies like Joe Dirt and Tommy Boy,  and his seven-year stint as Dennis Finch on the series Just Shoot Me. Now, with a wit as dry as the weather in his home state of Arizona, the “comic brat extraordinaire” tells his story in Almost Interesting.First Taking fans back to his childhood as a wannabe cool younger brother and recounting his excruciating road-tour to fame—when he was regularly mistaken for a ten year-old, Spade then dishes about his time crisscrossing the country as a comedian, for low-paying gigs and dragging along his mother’s old suitcase full of props. He also covers his years on SNL during the beloved Rock/Sandler/Farley era of the 1990s, including his close working relationship and friendship with Chris Farley and brags about the ridiculous perks that fame has brought into his life, including the constant fear of being fired, a crazy ex-assistant who attacked him while he was sleeping, a run-in with Eddie Murphy on the mean streets of Beverly Hills, and of course an endless supply of hot chicks.  Sometimes dirty, always funny, and as sharp as a tack, Almost Interesting reminds you why David Spade is one of our generation’s favorite funny guys.

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9780062376978 | Dey Street Books, October 27, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A hilarious and biting memoir from the actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade.

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9780062376992 | Reprint edition (Dey Street Books, April 12, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A hilarious and biting memoir from the actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade.

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9780062562715 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, October 4, 2016), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: In this bitingly funny and often surprising memoir, award-winning author and groundbreaking comedian Bob Smith offers a meditation on the vitality of the natural world—and an intimate portrait of his own darkly humorous and profoundly authentic response to a life-changing illness...read more

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9780299310509 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In this bitingly funny and often surprising memoir, award-winning author and groundbreaking comedian Bob Smith offers a meditation on the vitality of the natural world—and an intimate portrait of his own darkly humorous and profoundly authentic response to a life-changing illness.

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9781501132841 | Keyword Pr / Atria, July 19, 2016, cover price $17.00

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Product Description: From former MTV VJ Dave Holmes, the hilarious memoir of a perpetual outsider fumbling towards self-acceptance, with the music of the '80s, '90s, and today as his soundtrack   Dave Holmes has spent his life on the periphery, nose pressed hopefully against the glass, wanting just one thing: to get inside...read more

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9780804187985 | Crown Pub, June 28, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From former MTV VJ Dave Holmes, the hilarious memoir of a perpetual outsider fumbling towards self-acceptance, with the music of the '80s, '90s, and today as his soundtrack   Dave Holmes has spent his life on the periphery, nose pressed hopefully against the glass, wanting just one thing: to get inside.

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Product Description: Screw Everyone is comedian Ophira Eisenberg’s wisecracking account of how she spent most of her life saying “yes” to everything—and everyone—and how that attitude ultimately helped her overcome her phobia of commitment.Skeptical about long-term relationships, Eisenberg approached dating as a sort of research experiment from early on: she spent her twenties traveling from futon to futon and gathering data, figuring that one day she’d put it all together somehow and build her own perfect Frankenmate...read more

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9781580054393 | Seal Pr, March 26, 2013, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Screw Everyone is comedian Ophira Eisenberg’s wisecracking account of how she spent most of her life saying “yes” to everything—and everyone—and how that attitude ultimately helped her overcome her phobia of commitment.

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Product Description: In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother unexpectedly died, she went through a breakup, and then she was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer...read more

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9780062266637 | Ecco Pr, June 14, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: One of America’s most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.

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9781504734516 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 14, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C.
9781504734523 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 14, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C.

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Product Description: Doug Stanhope is one of the most critically acclaimed and stridently unrepentant comedians of his generation. What will surprise some is that he owes so much of his dark and sometimes uncomfortably honest sense of humor to his mother, Bonnie...read more

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9780306824395 | Da Capo Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Doug Stanhope is one of the most critically acclaimed and stridently unrepentant comedians of his generation.

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Product Description: New York Times bestselling author and stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman delivers a hilarious, candid memoir about marriage, divorce, sex, turning forty, and still not quite having life figured out.Jen Kirkman wants to be the voice in your head that says, Hey, you’re okay...read more

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9781476770277 | Simon & Schuster, April 12, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: New York Times bestselling author and stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman delivers a hilarious, candid memoir about marriage, divorce, sex, turning forty, and still not quite having life figured out.

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Product Description: The New York Times bestseller, now in paperback, is a hilarious and inspiring tribute to the iconic comedian Joan Rivers by the person who knew her best--her daughter, Melissa.   Joan and Melissa had one of the most celebrated mother-daughter relationships of all time...read more

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9781101903827 | Crown Pub, May 5, 2015, cover price $26.00
9780405076688, titled "Communication from the Secretary of the Treasury" | Ayer Co Pub, April 1, 1976, cover price $68.50 | also contains Communication from the Secretary of the Treasury

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9781101903841 | Reprint edition (Three Rivers Pr, April 5, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The New York Times bestseller, now in paperback, is a hilarious and inspiring tribute to the iconic comedian Joan Rivers by the person who knew her best--her daughter, Melissa.

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Product Description: Lauren Weedman is not okay. She's living what should be the good life in sunny Los Angeles. After a gig as a correspondent with The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, she scored parts in blockbuster movies, which led to memorable recurring roles on HBO's Hung and Looking...read more

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9780142180235 | Plume, March 15, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Los Angeles Times Bestseller   For fans of Jenny Lawson, Sarah Colonna, and Lena Dunham, an acutely-observed and hilarious take on what happens when life doesn’t end up quite as you’d expected.

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9781515953753 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, March 22, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Lauren Weedman is not okay.

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Product Description: In her darkly funny memoir meets brother-in-arms guide to the depression life, comedian Jacqueline Novak provides the first and only book for depression sufferers--short term visitors or lifers--that promises not to offer any help overcoming depression...read more

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9780804139700 | Three Rivers Pr, March 1, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In her darkly funny memoir meets brother-in-arms guide to the depression life, comedian Jacqueline Novak provides the first and only book for depression sufferers--short term visitors or lifers--that promises not to offer any help overcoming depression.

[*Read by the author - Ali Wentworth] The actress, comedian, media darling, and New York Times bestselling author picks up where she left off in Ali in Wonderland, dissecting modern life -- and this time, on a mission of self-improvement -- in a series of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes. Moved by a particularly inspirational tweet one day, Ali Wentworth resolves to live by the pithy maxims she discovers in her feeds. What begins as a sort of self-help project quickly turns into something far grander -- and increasingly funnier -- as the tweets she once viewed with irony become filled with increasing metaphysical importance. And thus begins her ''Unhappiness Project.'' It's not long before Ali expands her self-improvement quest to include parenting, relationship, fitness (or lack thereof), and dieting advice. The results are painfully (and at times literally) clear: when it comes to self-help, sometimes you should leave it to the professionals. At once endearing and hilarious, thoughtful and absurd, Happily Ali After is a thoroughly entertaining collection.

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9780062238498 | Harpercollins, June 9, 2015, cover price $25.99

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9780062238504 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, March 1, 2016), cover price $14.99

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9781504612180 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 9, 2015), cover price $25.99 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - Ali Wentworth] The actress, comedian, media darling, and New York Times bestselling author picks up where she left off in Ali in Wonderland, dissecting modern life -- and this time, on a mission of self-improvement -- in a series of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes.

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Product Description: “A funny, insightful memoir” (Kirkus Reviews) about growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it as an actor in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris.After he emigrated with his family to the US during the Iranian Revolution, Maz Jobrani spent most of his youth trying to fit in with his adopted culture—learning to play baseball and religiously watching Dallas...read more

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9781476749983 | Simon & Schuster, February 17, 2015, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A hilarious and moving memoir of growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris.

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9781476749990 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, February 16, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “A funny, insightful memoir” (Kirkus Reviews) about growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it as an actor in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris.

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9781442387775 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, February 17, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Maz Jobriani reads his hilarious and moving memoir of growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris.

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Product Description: When the cameras are off, he takes the stage. Television shows like Friends, Full House, and Growing Pains might take only 20 minutes to air, but tapings frequently last several hours. From the 1970s to the early 2000s, Robert Perlow was the go-to warmup comedian on television sets, where he was responsible for keeping the live studio audience engaged and laughing...read more

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9781455621507 | Pelican Pub Co Inc, February 12, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: When the cameras are off, he takes the stage.

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Product Description: A trenchant examination of an iconic American figure that explores the cultural and psychological roots of his comic genius Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy team, the Marx Brothers, his broad slapstick portrayals elevated by ingenious wordplay and double entendre...read more

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9780300174458 | Yale Univ Pr, January 12, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A trenchant examination of an iconic American figure that explores the cultural and psychological roots of his comic genius Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy team, the Marx Brothers, his broad slapstick portrayals elevated by ingenious wordplay and double entendre.

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Product Description: New York Times bestselling author and stand-up comedian Michael Ian Black (author of A Child’s First Book of Trump) delivers a “memorable and funny” (Kirkus Reviews) memoir about confronting his genetic legacy as he hits his forties...read more

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9781476748825, titled "Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (but Also My Mom's, Which I Know Sounds Weird)" | Gallery Books, January 5, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: New York Times bestselling author and stand-up comedian Michael Ian Black (author of A Child’s First Book of Trump) delivers a “memorable and funny” (Kirkus Reviews) memoir about confronting his genetic legacy as he hits his forties.

A major biography—intimate, gripping, revelatory—of an artist who revolutionized American comedy.Richard Pryor may have been the most unlikely star in Hollywood history. Raised in his family’s brothels, he grew up an outsider to privilege. He took to the stage, originally, to escape the hard-bitten realities of his childhood, but later came to a reverberating discovery: that by plunging into the depths of his experience, he could make stand-up comedy as exhilarating and harrowing as the life he’d known. He brought that trembling vitality to Hollywood, where his movie career—Blazing Saddles, the buddy comedies with Gene Wilder, Blue Collar—flowed directly out of his spirit of creative improvisation. The major studios considered him dangerous. Audiences felt plugged directly into the socket of life.Becoming Richard Pryor brings the man and his comic genius into focus as never before. Drawing upon a mountain of original research—interviews with family and friends, court transcripts, unpublished journals, screenplay drafts—Scott Saul traces Pryor’s rough journey to the heights of fame: from his heartbreaking childhood, his trials in the Army, and his apprentice days in Greenwich Village to his soul-searching interlude in Berkeley and his ascent in the “New Hollywood” of the 1970s.Becoming Richard Pryor illuminates an entertainer who, by bringing together the spirits of the black freedom movement and the counterculture, forever altered the DNA of American comedy. It reveals that, while Pryor made himself a legend with his own account of his life onstage, the full truth of that life is more bracing still.

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9780062123305 | Harpercollins, December 9, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A major biography—intimate, gripping, revelatory—of an artist who revolutionized American comedy.
9780443037382, titled "Atlas of Surgical Pathology of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus" | Churchill Livingstone, August 1, 1989, cover price $89.00 | also contains Atlas of Surgical Pathology of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus | About this edition: This guide to the surgical pathology of the colon, rectum and anus, is made up of a collection of photographs from St Mark's hospital, which specializes exclusively in diseases of this area and where it has been the practice to photograph every major surgical specimen since the 1920s.

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9780062123329 | Reprint edition (Perennial, December 8, 2015), cover price $16.99
9780318363264, titled "Fundamentals of Ancient Indian Music and Dance" | Asia Book Corp of Amer, June 1, 1976, cover price $11.95 | also contains Fundamentals of Ancient Indian Music and Dance

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Product Description: Beloved TV comedic actor Phil Hartman is best known for his eight brilliant seasons on Saturday Night Live, where his versatility and comedic timing resulted in some of the funniest and most famous sketches in the television show's history...read more

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9781250027962 | St Martins Pr, September 23, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Beloved TV comedic actor Phil Hartman is best known for his eight brilliant seasons on Saturday Night Live, where his versatility and comedic timing resulted in some of the funniest and most famous sketches in the television show's history.

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9781250070302 | Reprint edition (Griffin, December 1, 2015), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Beloved TV comedic actor Phil Hartman is best known for his eight brilliant seasons on Saturday Night Live, where his versatility and comedic timing resulted in some of the funniest and most famous sketches in the television show's history.

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Product Description: Greetings. My name’s Matt Graham. I am, pound for pound, inch for inch (in all three dimensions), IQ point for IQ point, the biggest Loser I personally know. (Made it to the finals in the World Scrabble Championships…lost. Landed a writing gig with Saturday Night Live…only got one joke on the show before being canned, and the revolving door literally hit me on the ass on the way out...read more

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9781941631591 | Benbella Books, December 6, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Greetings.

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Product Description: Born in 1903, and until his death in 2003, Bob Hope was the only entertainer to achieve top-rated success in every major mass-entertainment medium, from vaudeville to television and everything in between. He virtually invented modern stand-up comedy...read more

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9781410475213 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, February 4, 2015), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: The first definitive biography of Bob Hope, featuring exclusive and extensive reporting that makes the persuasive case that he was most important entertainer of the twentieth century.
9781439140277 | Simon & Schuster, November 4, 2014, cover price $30.00

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9781439140284 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, November 24, 2015), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: “Revelatory…fascinating” (The New York Times): The first definitive biography of Bob Hope, featuring exclusive and extensive reporting that makes the persuasive case that he was the most important entertainer of the twentieth century.
9780395710913, titled "Dakota: A Spiritual Geography" | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 1993, cover price $13.00 | also contains Dakota: A Spiritual Geography | About this edition: A celebrated poet transports readers to the heart of the Great Plains, examining her heritage, religion, language, and the land itself, revealing the contradictions of small-town life on the Great Plains

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9781491586273 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, November 24, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Born in 1903, and until his death in 2003, Bob Hope was the only entertainer to achieve top-rated success in every major mass-entertainment medium, from vaudeville to television and everything in between.
9781511336178 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 24, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Born in 1903, and until his death in 2003, Bob Hope was the only entertainer to achieve top-rated success in every major mass-entertainment medium, from vaudeville to television and everything in between.
9781491586259 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 4, 2014), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Born in 1903, and until his death in 2003, Bob Hope was the only entertainer to achieve top-rated success in every major mass-entertainment medium, from vaudeville to television and everything in between.
9781491586242 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, November 4, 2014), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Born in 1903, and until his death in 2003, Bob Hope was the only entertainer to achieve top-rated success in every major mass-entertainment medium, from vaudeville to television and everything in between.

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