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Excelsior, you fathead! : the art and enigma of Jean Shepherd

Author: Eugene B Bergmann
Publisher: New York : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books ; Milwaukee, WI : Sales & distribution, North America, Hal Leonard Corp., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jean Shepherd (1921-1999), master humorist, is possibly most widely known for his creation 'A Christmas Story, ' the popular movie ... What else did Shepherd do? ... For many thousands of fans, for decades, 'Shep' talked on the radio late at night, keeping them up way past their bedtimes. He entertained without a script, improvising like a jazz musician, on any and every subject you can imagine. He invented and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bergmann, Eugene B.
Excelsior, you fathead!
New York : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books ; Milwaukee, WI : Sales & distribution, North America, Hal Leonard Corp., ©2005
(OCoLC)607617298
Named Person: Jean Shepherd; Jean Shepherd
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene B Bergmann
ISBN: 1557836000 9781557836007
OCLC Number: 56956070
Description: 495 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Enigma and Brickbats 19 --
Foibles: The Real Jean Shepherd 23 --
Part I Formative Years 39 --
Part II Heritage and Endowment 81 --
Part III The Great Burgeoning 117 --
Part IV The Tools in Hand 193 --
Part V Encounters and Contentions 219 --
Part VI Refinements and Conversions 315 --
Part VII Summing Up to a Boodle-Am Shake 407 --
Appendix A Annotated List of Interviewees 465 --
Appendix B Listening to, Watching, and Reading Jean Shepherd 469 --
Appendix C Shepherdisms 473.
Responsibility: Eugene B. Bergmann.
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Possibly best known for his creation "A Christmas Story," Jean Shepherd (1921-1999) also invented and remains the master of talk radio. Through interviews with Shepherd's friends, coworkers and  Read more...

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