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A gift of laughter; the autobiography of Allan Sherman.

Author: Allan Sherman
Publisher: New York, Atheneum Publishers, 1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sherman, Allan, 1924-1973.
Gift of laughter.
New York, Atheneum Publishers, 1965
(OCoLC)702030421
Named Person: Allan Sherman; Allan Sherman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Sherman
OCLC Number: 1378959
Description: x, 335 pages 22 cm

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1. A Yo-Yo on a Roller Coaster 3 2. The Drapes of Roth, and Other Things My Grandfather Pressed 16 3. Puberty Revisited, or Sex and the Single Me 52 4. Chug-a-Lugging, and Other Things I Learned in College 63 5. In Which I Go to New York to Seek Fame and Fortune and I Marry the Girl I Love and I Declare War on the Lincoln Hotel and If I Tell You Any More You Won’t Need to Read This Chapter Altogether 81 6. Seven Years with the Wrong Income 95 7. Not So Nicely-Nicely 119 8. The Disorganization Man, or Up Madison Avenue with Goodson and Todman 123 9. The Four Faces of Freud 153 10. The Compleat Fun Person: Funny Songs, Cocktail Parties, Suburbia, and Other Noisy Symptoms of Desperation 168 11. And Now, As I Sink Slowly in the West... 191 12. One Fire and One Flood, and Go Easy on the Pestilence 214 13. You Can’t Be Sure If It’s Westinghouse 221 14. Pluck and Luck, or Welcome Home, Horatio Alger 243 15. Allan in Wonderland 250 16. Now He Belongs to the Agents 264 17. I’ll Never Forget What’s-His-Name, or How It Feels to Be a Thrilling Celebrity 270 18. A Gift of Laughter 206 Index 325

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