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Based on a true story : a memoir / Norm Macdonald.

Macdonald, Norm, 1963- author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood BIO MACDONALD (Text) 36626103778684 New Adult Biographies Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland 792.7 M135 (Text) 76383000445059 Adult New Shelf, NF Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 792.7602 MACD (Text) 34330512957722 Adult - New Books Available -
Peru Public Library - Peru 792.7 MACDONALD N (Text) 53069000455437 NEW BOOK Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Macdonald (Text) 31208912486828 new non-fiction Checked out 10/27/2016
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield B-Macdonald (Text) 78292000359589 Adult New Book Collection In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780812993622
  • ISBN: 0812993624
  • Physical Description: xiv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "As its title suggests, Norm Macdonald tells the story of his life--more or less--from his origins in a rural small town in the-back-of-beyond Canada to an epically disastrous appearance on Star Search, to his possibly incredible account of auditioning for Lorne Michaels and his memorable run as the anchor of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update." But Based on a True Story is much more than a memoir, it's a hilarious, inspired, very meta imagining of his life, as told to a deeply disturbed ghost writer whose teetering sanity and bruised ego threaten to take down the entire narrative--and possibly the comic with it. Peppered with classic jokes and long mythologized Hollywood stories, this wildly adventurous, tense, totally original, and absurdly funny memoir turns the conventional "comic's memoir" on its head and leaves the reader delightfully off kilter"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Macdonald, Norm, 1963-
Comedians > Canada > Biography.
Actors > Canada > Biography.

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