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Born standing up : a comic's life

The author shares the stories of his years in stand-up comedy in a humorous memoir that recalls a first job selling guidebooks at Disneyland, his early magic and comedy act, his years of honing his craft, and the sacrifice, discipline, and originality it took to take him to the top.

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  • "Steve Martin has been an international star for over thirty years. Here, for the first time, he looks back to the beginning of his career and charmingly evokes the young man he once was. While at university, he worked hard at local clubs, honing his comedy and slowly attracting a following until he was picked up to write for TV. From here on, Steve Martin became an acclaimed comedian, packing out venues nationwide. Born Standing Up is a funny and riveting chronicle of how Steve Martin became the comedy genius we now know and is also a fascinating portrait of an era."
  • "Martin reflects on his over 30 years in the comedy business, from writing to performing and everywhere in between. He offers listeners a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to look into the mind of an artist at the top of his game."
  • "Steve Martin describes his life and career during his eighteen years of stand-up comedy, from 1963 to 1981."
  • "The author shares the stories of his years in stand-up comedy in a humorous memoir that recalls a first job selling guidebooks at Disneyland, his early magic and comedy act, his years of honing his craft, and the sacrifice, discipline, and originality it took to take him to the top."
  • "The author shares the stories of his years in stand-up comedy in a humorous memoir that recalls a first job selling guidebooks at Disneyland, his early magic and comedy act, his years of honing his craft, and the sacrifice, discipline, and originality it took to take him to the top."@en

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  • "Autobiographie"
  • "Biography"
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  • "Born standing up"
  • "Born Standing Up"
  • "Born standing up : a comic's life"
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  • "Born standing up a comic's life"
  • "Born standing up a comic's life"@en