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Ghetto Klown : a graphic novel

Author: John Leguizamo; Christa Cassano; Shamus Beyale
Publisher: New York : Abrams ComicArts, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Ghetto Klown, celebrated performer Leguizamo lays bare his early years in blue collar Queens, his salvation through acting and writing, and his colorful career trajectory. He brings us onto the sets of his films opposite stars such as Al Pacino and Patrick Swayze and with directors such as Baz Lurhrmann and Brian De Palma, while also opening up about his offstage life in love and marriage. In this candid memoir,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction comics
Autobiographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: John Leguizamo; John Leguizamo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Leguizamo; Christa Cassano; Shamus Beyale
ISBN: 9781419715181 1419715186
OCLC Number: 904400105
Description: vii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Leguizamo ; illustrated by Christa Cassano and Shamus Beyale.

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A dynamic, humour-filled and thought-provoking graphic novel adaptation of John Leguizamo's award-winning stage-show and HBO special about the highs and lows of his life, from the streets of New York  Read more...

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"John's writing is a cross between hip-hop and Eugene O'Neill. His scathing and unforgiving look at his own life takes no prisoners and, best of all, sets himself--and us--free."--Baz Luhrmann Read more...

 
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