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Leaving Home: A Memoir

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Publisher Comments:

The New York Times Bestseller.
"Dear readers: have I got a treat for you! Art Buchwald has written a book about his life . . . I guarantee 254 pages of pure pleasure." — Ann Landers
"Strikingly honest . . . [Buchwald] grew up in orphanages and foster homes and never knew his mother who, shortly after he was born, entered a mental hospital and spent the rest of her life
there . . . . But instead of becoming a sociopath, Buchwald became a professional funnyman and a national figure whose columns skewer pretense and politicians . . . . Score one for humor as a means of survival." — The Washington Post Book World
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780449909720
Subtitle:
(a memoir )
Publisher:
Fawcett Columbine
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Journalists
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Humorists, American
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1st Ballantine Books ed.
Series Volume:
STAN-CS-TR-94-1512
Publication Date:
1995
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
254 p., 8 p. of plates
Dimensions:
8.26x5.52x.71 in. .53 lbs.

Related Subjects

Biography » General
History and Social Science » Journalism » Journalists

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