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John Candy; The Life of : Laughing on the Outside

Knelman, Martin

ISBN 10: 0670870277 / ISBN 13: 9780670870271
Published by Viking, 1996
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Signed 0670870277 This copy inscribed by author Martin Knelman. The book was published after Candy's death. Bookseller Inventory # 009135

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Title: John Candy; The Life of : Laughing on the ...

Publisher: Viking

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Price Clipped

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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The biography of late comedy star John Candy profiles how, despite being plagued by anxiety and self-doubt, the actor-comedian became a popular leading man and describes how Candy lost millions to a con man. 10,000 first printing."

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Praise for Laughing on the Outside: The Life of John Candy:

"Laughing on the Outside celebrates the genius of John Candy." --Vanity Fair

"A truthful look at John Candy--affectionate but unblinking." --San Francisco Examiner

"Candy's is ultimately a sad story, one that Knelman has made sympathetic and memorable, too." --Booklist

"This book is a must for Candy's fans and an ought-to for everyone else." --Toronto Globe and Mail

"Everyone knew the happy-go-lucky comic, but Knelman shows us the sad clown underneath, which ultimately enriches the image." --Toronto Star

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