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I never left home

Author: Bob Hope; Carl Rose
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [1944] ©1944
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"I Never Left Home is about ... Bob Hope's journey among our armed forces, during which he has traveled more than 80,000 miles and played before more than half the entire army. It is composed of about three-fourths straight Hope humor and one-fourth extremely moving tribute to our soldiers. It is a personal adventure story and a Hope's eye view of the war ..." --
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Genre/Form: Humor
Personal narratives
Travel writing
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hope, Bob, 1903-2003.
I never left home.
New York, Simon and Schuster [1944]
(OCoLC)659131587
Named Person: Bob Hope; Bob Hope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Hope; Carl Rose
OCLC Number: 1313644
Description: viii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Hope springs eternally, for cover --
It's nice to know your act's going over --
Britain waves the rules --
We play hamlets --
Everything was just great, Britain --
We left them in the Isles --
We're off on the road to Morocco --
Blood and sand: both real --
Heavy, heavy hangs over our heads --
Two days on a sunny island --
Africa speaks, Hope listens --
Frost in war, frost in peace, and frost in the hearts of our countrymen --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Bob Hope ; illustrated by Carl Rose.

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"I Never Left Home is about ... Bob Hope's journey among our armed forces, during which he has traveled more than 80,000 miles and played before more than half the entire army. It is composed of about three-fourths straight Hope humor and one-fourth extremely moving tribute to our soldiers. It is a personal adventure story and a Hope's eye view of the war ..." --

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