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Last girl before freeway : the life, loves, losses, and liberation of Joan Rivers / Leslie Bennetts.

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  • 12 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316261302
  • ISBN: 0316261300
  • Physical Description: ix, 419 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.

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General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Nobody Ever Wanted It More -- Dying Is Easy. Comedy Is Hard -- Dicks and Balls -- Stardom and Wifedom -- Westward Ho -- The First Lady of Comedy -- Victim as Enforcer -- The Temptation of Joan -- A Thankless Child -- Debacle -- Recovery -- Reinventing a Career -- Art and Commerce -- Home Sweet Versailles -- High Society -- But Is It Good for the Jews? -- Men Are Stupid -- Back to the Top -- Fashion Forward -- Daughter Dearest -- The Time of Her Life -- The Final Mountain -- Grand Finale -- Legacy -- Updates from the Afterlife.
Summary, etc.: A juicy, intimate biography of one of the greatest comedians ever-a performer whose sixty year career was borne, simply, out of a desire to make people laugh so she could feel loved-LAST GIRL BEFORE FREEWAY delves into the inner workings of a woman who both reflected and redefined the world around her.
Subject: Rivers, Joan.
Comedians > United States > Biography.
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