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Hope : entertainer of the century / Richard Zoglin.

Zoglin, Richard. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781439148587
  • ISBN: 1439148589
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 565 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The making of an entertainer. Opening ; Vaudeville ; Broadway -- Inventing comedy. Hollywood ; Actor -- Finding a mission. War ; Peace -- Inventing stardom. Television ; Ambassador ; King -- Losing his grip. Patriot ; Partisan -- Ensuring the legacy. Restoration ; Legend.
Summary, etc.: Draws on exclusive reporting to honor Bob Hope's top-rated successes while discussing such topics as his secret first marriage, stint in reform school and ambivalent relationships with fellow stars.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Hope, Bob, 1903-2003.
Comedians > United States > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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