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Author: Robert Guillaume; David Ritz
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Guillaume: A Life is the autobiography of esteemed Broadway, Hollywood, and television star Robert Guillaume. Ten months after suffering a stroke, Guillaume - perhaps best known as television's Benson - began this autobiography with author and collaborator David Ritz." "The book goes beyond the recounting of a long and successful career to examine the forces that shaped the man: family, religion, race, and class.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert Guillaume; Robert Guillaume; Robert Guillaume
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Guillaume; David Ritz
ISBN: 0826214266 9780826214263
OCLC Number: 49927203
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Two Women --
Bedrock of My Rebellion --
Morning Glories and Pigs' Snouts --
"Boy, One of Us Has to Go ..." --
Jeannette Williams (1880-1951) --
Karin Berg --
Karamu --
The City --
Acting as Though --
Golden Opportunities --
Pilgrims' Progress --
"He Had Specters ..." --
The Primary Issue --
Faye Hauser --
Stone Love --
Dinner for Four --
Pat Carpenter --
Brother, Sister, Mother --
Intellectual Armor --
Donna Brown Guillaume --
Be Careful What You Wish For --
"He Was Broken for Me" --
"This Is the Moment" --
Stroke of Fate --
Filmography and Discography.
Responsibility: Robert Guillaume with David Ritz.

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