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I'm not a terrorist, but I've played one on tv : memoirs of a Middle Eastern funny man

Author: Maz Jobrani
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A "memoir of growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Maz Jobrani; Maz Jobrani
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maz Jobrani
ISBN: 9781476749983 1476749981
OCLC Number: 879370797
Description: 225 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Fighting Chuck Norris and stereotypes, in that order. Dallas, Texas ; Tehran, Iran ; Tiburon, California ; Los Angeles, California --
Stand-up and pat-downs: life on the road. Hollywood, California ; Washington, D.C. ; Denver, Colorado ; New York, New York --
The Persian Elvis (a.k.a. Pelvis). Dubai, UAE ; Beirut, Lebanon ; Amman, Jordan ; Home, sweet home ; Epilogue.
Responsibility: Maz Jobrani.

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