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BORN STANDING UP: A Comic's Life by  Steve Martin - First Edition 1st Printing - 2007 - from Joe Staats, Bookseller (SKU: 18901)

BORN STANDING UP: A Comic's Life

BORN STANDING UP: A Comic's Life by  Steve Martin - First Edition 1st Printing - 2007 - from Joe Staats, Bookseller (SKU: 18901)
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BORN STANDING UP: A Comic's Life

by Martin, Steve

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
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ISBN 10
1416553649
ISBN 13
9781416553649
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Scribner, 2007. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Mint/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The riveting, beloved and highly acclaimed memoir of a man, a vocation, and an era named one of the ten best nonfiction titles of the year by Time and Entertainment Weekly. In the mid-seventies, Steve Martin exploded onto the comedy scene. By 1978 he was the biggest concert draw in the history of stand-up. In 1981 he quit forever. This book is, in his own words, the story of "why I did stand-up and why I walked away." Emmy and Grammy Award-winner, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestsellers HOPGIRLtor to The New Yorker, Martin has always been a writer. The memoir of his years in stand-up is candid, spectacularly amusing, and beautifully written.Mint, unread, first edition, first printing, in as new mylar-protected dust jacket.[Not remainder-marked or price-clipped] NFBS1/A54/A79

Synopsis

Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life is a memoir, released November 20, 2007, by Steve Martin, an American author, actor, comedian, executive producer, playwright and screenwriter. It chronicles his early life, his days working for Disneyland, working at low tier coffee shops and clubs as a comedic act, his later days of the Bird Cage, his relationships, his eventual fame, and the reason why he quit standup in 1981 all together.

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Bookseller
Joe Staats, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
18901
Title
BORN STANDING UP: A Comic's Life
Author
Martin, Steve
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Mint
Jacket condition
As New
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1416553649
ISBN 13
9781416553649
Publisher
Scribner
Place of Publication
New York, NY, U.S.A.
Date Published
2007
Keywords
NFBS1/A54 (two unsigned copies) Entertainment & Performing Arts
Bookseller catalogs
Biography; Movies/Performance Arts;
Product_type
2
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Joe Staats, Bookseller

Books shipped in secure packaging via USPS Media Mail, Priority Mail or Global Priority Mail, upon receipt of payment, unless customer requests another method of delivery. Shipping is within 24 hrs. of receipt of payment for money orders, and after three business days for personal checks. All book jackets are protected in mylar covers from Brodart. Customers have three business days within which to contact us with complaints about merchandise by e-mail. Returns must be approved, in original packaging material, and in the same condition as when shipped. Because we make every effort to have the best possible merchandise in the best condition, to describe it accurately and to package it securely, we will in most cases accept approved returns. Approved returns will be cheerfully refunded, or credit given toward other books. Our aim is to please, and to earn your return business with superior service and prompt delivery.

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