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Backing into forward : a memoir

Author: Jules Feiffer
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The award-winning cartoonist, playwright, and author delivers a witty, illustrated rendition of his life, from his childhood as a wimpy kid in the Bronx to his legendary career in the arts.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jules Feiffer; Jules Feiffer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Feiffer
ISBN: 9780385531580 0385531583
OCLC Number: 370387406
Description: 440 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. GUNSLINGER. Boy cartoonist --
Comics caravan --
The Bar mitzvah hostage --
A Jewish mother joke --
Danny --
Red Ed --
Idol --
Stomachache --
One basket --
Ed --
Theater --
Fear --
Breakthrough --
Breakup --
Road movie --
"Jules, what are you doing here?" --
I ain't a-gonna be treated this-a-way --
Joe --
The secret of my success : or, Over the cliff --
Madness --
SOS --
Camp Gorgon --
Pony --
Fifth Street --
pt. 2. FAMOUS. The VIllage --
A dance to Spring --
Hackwork --
The Voice --
Odets if back! --
Lucking into the Zeitgeist --
Our gang --
Red scare --
The mating dance --
Heckle and Jeckle meet Mike and Elaine --
Spokesman --
Tedso --
Playboy at the Second City --
Process --
Sellout --
Herb --
Alex and Al --
Salon --
White liberal --
The warriot liberal --
The adjustment --
Hall of fame --
College days --
Dave --
Birth trauma --
Death trauma --
pt. 3. ANOTHER COUNTRY. Closet America --
The assassination of Cary Grant --
Harry, the Rat --
Working --
Unmaking it --
Into exile --
Yaddo --
What I did on my Summer vacation --
First mistake --
Flop --
Little wonders --
Riot --
My candidate --
The comeback kid --
Pro bono playwright --
The Jewish mother cabal --
No sense of direction; or, How to get from Carnal Knowledge to Bark, George --
Alice --
Mimi --
Voiceless --
The professor of I don't know where I'm going with this but let's find out --
Bedtime for memoir --
And in conclusion --
Last panels.
Responsibility: Jules Feiffer.

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The award-winning cartoonist, playwright, and author delivers a witty, illustrated rendition of his life, from his childhood as a wimpy kid in the Bronx to his legendary career in the arts.

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