The Marx Brother who never spoke--Harpo Marx--expounds upon his life and times in Hollywood and on the vaudeville stage in this funny, affectionate, and poignant autobiography as told to journalist Rowland Barber.
Mona, February 23, 2012 (view all comments by Mona)
after a lifetime of enjoying the films of the marx brothers, it was such a joy to dive into the life of harpo, my favorite. his writing style was perfectly conversational and makes you feel like you are following him through his life. fascinating characters and events kept me awake night after night.
l8bloomer, July 9, 2006 (view all comments by l8bloomer)
This must be a new edition of a book that was first published in, I believe, the late 1950s or early 60s. I know I read it in late grade school, and it has stayed with me ever since. It introduced me to many literary figures (the Algonquin Round Table) and began a lifelong fascination with that era in literature. It's a very funny account of life in turn of the century New York, vaudeville, stage mother Minnie Marx, and early Hollywood. I would recommend it highly, and look forward to reading it again.
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