The Resource The amorous busboy of Decatur Avenue : a child of the fifties looks back, Robert Klein

The amorous busboy of Decatur Avenue : a child of the fifties looks back, Robert Klein

Label
The amorous busboy of Decatur Avenue : a child of the fifties looks back
Title
The amorous busboy of Decatur Avenue
Title remainder
a child of the fifties looks back
Statement of responsibility
Robert Klein
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is about the adventures of a child who becomes a young man: how he thinks and dreams and lusts and fears and laughs and handles adversity. From the beginning of his distinguished career as a comedian, Robert Klein established himself as a pioneer in observational humor and razor-sharp routines that are infectiously funny. Now--for the first time--Klein brings his trademark humor and honesty to the printed page. In this portrait of a comic as a young man, Klein takes us back to the people and streets of his Bronx neighborhood, the eccentric cast of characters in the Catskills hotels and bungalow colonies where he worked, the college dorms where he received more than an academic education, the 1964 World's Fair where he fell in love, New York City and Chicago in the 1960s as he developed his talent, and Los Angeles just as he was about to embark on a show business career. Throughout, Klein reveals the hilarity of growing up and explores the mysteries and his own foibles in sex and relationships.--From publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Klein, Robert
Dewey number
  • 792.702/8/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.K673
LC item number
A3 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Klein, Robert
  • Comedians
  • Actors
Label
The amorous busboy of Decatur Avenue : a child of the fifties looks back, Robert Klein
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm57069405
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 358 pages
Isbn
9780684854885
Lccn
2004063691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)57069405
Label
The amorous busboy of Decatur Avenue : a child of the fifties looks back, Robert Klein
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm57069405
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 358 pages
Isbn
9780684854885
Lccn
2004063691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)57069405

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