The Comedians

The Comedians

Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy /Kliph Nesteroff

Book - 2015
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"Jokes change from generation to generation, but the experience of the stand-up comedian transcends the ages: the striving and struggles, the tragedy and triumph. From the Marx Brothers to Milton Berle, George Carlin to Eddie Murphy, Conan O'Brien to Louis C. K.--comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff presents a century of fascinating rebels, forgotten stars, and characters on the precipice of fame in this essnetial history of American comedy."--Book jacket.
Publisher: New York :, Grove Press,, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780802123985
Characteristics: xvii, 425 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm


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