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Best to laugh : a novel

Author: Lorna Landvik
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"No one steps up to life's banquet, holds out her tray, and orders, "Grief, please!" Yet as a child, Candy Pekkala was served a heaping helping of it. But every buffet line has a dessert section, and when a cousin calls with a Hollywood apartment to sublet, it seems though Candy is finally offered something sweet. It's good-bye to Minnesota and hello to California, where a girl who has always lived by her wits has a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Named Person: A Andrae
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorna Landvik
ISBN: 9780816694532 0816694532 081669897X 9780816698974
OCLC Number: 877365243
Description: 302 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lorna Landvik.

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Best to Laugh follows Lorna Landvik's latest irresistible character, Candy Pekkala, from Minnesota to Hollywood as she pursues her dream of becoming a comedian. Herself a comic performer, Landvik  Read more...

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GREAT NOVEL!!! It reads like an autobiography! Best to Laugh, although fiction, is one of the truest accounts of a Hollywood life one can read. It takes a master of comedy to be able to write about Read more...

 
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