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The comedians: drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy
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Published:
New York :, ©2015.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
xvii, 425 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780802123985, 0802123988, 9780802123985 :, 9780802123985, 0802123988

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-393) and index.
Description
"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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Nesteroff, K. (2015). The comedians: drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy. First edition. New York.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Nesteroff, Kliph. 2015. The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy. New York.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Nesteroff, Kliph, The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy. New York, 2015.

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Nesteroff, Kliph. The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy. First edition. New York, 2015. Print.

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