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The Other Great Depression / How I'm Overcoming On a Daily Basis At Least a Million Addictions and Dysfunctions and Finding a Spiritual (Sometimes) Life (SIGNED BY AUTHOR -- THE DAVID BRENNER COPY)

Lewis, Richard

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ISBN 10: 1891620932 / ISBN 13: 9781891620935
Published by PublicAffairs, New York, 2000
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Boards resist opening past 75 degrees; as-new unread. "First Edition" stated; number line complete 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 -- the first printing. Rear panel of jacket shows some rumpling to bottom half -- may once have been held by a damp hand. Dated "Hollywood 2000," warmly inscribed to David, and signed "Richard" (first name only.) The personal copy of stand-up comedian and sometime talk-show host David Brenner, originally of South Philadelphia, from his estate. We will also include a 1998 draft of some of the essays which became this book, bound with brass brads, dated June 1998, also warmly inscribed to David and signed "RL," with photocopied exchange between the two friends, discussing whether the brief "Roswell" section should begin or end the book. (In the end, it became the "Prologue."). Bookseller Inventory # 004683

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Title: The Other Great Depression / How I'm ...

Publisher: PublicAffairs, New York

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The gifted comedian tells the story of his recovery from alcoholism through short takes on family, childhood, work, success, sex, love, drinking, therapy, eating disorders, comedy, creativity, and the human condition.

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Appearing on GQ's list of the 20th Century's most influential humorists, Richard Lewis is often referred to as a comic's comic. Compared to Lenny Bruce for his freewheeling, on-the-edge, fearless style, Lewis is known to millions; be it from club performances, his sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall, or his thousands of TV or radio appearances and HBO comedy specials. His scores of feature films and TV roles include star turns in the acclaimed indie feature Drunks, and Anything But Love, with Jamie Lee Curtis. The Brooklyn-born author was "lowered" in New Jersey and now lives alone in the Hollywood Hills surrounded by his obsessions.

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