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Robin

Author: Dave Itzkoff; Fred Berman
Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan Audio, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Drawing on more than a hundred original interviews with family, friends, and colleagues, as well as extensive archival research, this biography offers a fresh and original look at the life and career of Robin Williams. New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff explores how comic brilliance masked a deep well of conflicting emotions and self-doubt. Itzkoff also shows how Williams struggled mightily with addiction  Read more...
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Genre/Form: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Audiobooks
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Robin Williams; Robin Williams
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Itzkoff; Fred Berman
ISBN: 9781427296979 1427296979
OCLC Number: 1017698442
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Fred Berman.
Description: 13 audio discs (16 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Part one: Comet. Punky and Lord Posh ; The escape artist ; Legalized insanity ; My favorite Orkan ; The Robin Williams show ; Mork blows his cork ; Bungalow 3 --
Part two: Star. Mr. Happy ; Tough love ; Gooooooood morning ; O captain! ; Dreamlike parts, with phantasmagoric associations ; Father man ; Hot flashes --
Part three: Supernova. The golden dude ; Fade to white ; Weapons of self-destruction ; The tiger in winter ; Gone ; Everything will be okay ; The big room --
Robin Williams: Selected works and awards.
Responsibility: Dave Itzkoff.

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Drawing on more than a hundred original interviews with family, friends, and colleagues, as well as extensive archival research, this biography offers a fresh and original look at the life and career of Robin Williams. New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff explores how comic brilliance masked a deep well of conflicting emotions and self-doubt. Itzkoff also shows how Williams struggled mightily with addiction and depression, and with a debilitating condition at the end of his life that affected him in ways his fans never knew.

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