The Resource Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography, Eric Idle, (electronic resource)

Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography, Eric Idle, (electronic resource)

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Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography
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Always look on the bright side of life
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a sortabiography
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Eric Idle
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eng
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From the brilliant comedian, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candorWe know him best for his unforgettable roles on Monty Python--from the Flying Circus to The Meaning of Life. Now, Eric Idle reflects on the meaning of his own life in this entertaining memoir that takes us on an unforgettable journey from his childhood in an austere boarding school through his successful career in comedy, television, theater, and film. Coming of age as a writer and comedian during the Sixties and Seventies, Eric stumbled into the crossroads of the cultural revolution and found himself rubbing shoulders with the likes of George Harrison, David Bowie, and Robin Williams, all of whom became dear lifelong friends. With anecdotes sprinkled throughout involving other close friends and luminaries such as Mike Nichols, Mick Jagger, Steve Martin, Paul Simon, Lorne Michaels, and many more, as well as the Pythons themselves, Eric captures a time of tremendous creative output with equal parts hilarity and heart. In Always Look on the Bright Side of Life, named for the song he wrote for Life of Brian (the film which he originally gave the irreverent title Jesus Christ: Lust for Glory) and that has since become the number one song played at funerals in the UK, he shares the highlights of his life and career with the kind of offbeat humor that has delighted audiences for five decades. The year 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of The Pythons, and Eric is marking the occasion with this hilarious memoir chock full of behind-the-scenes stories from a high-flying life featuring everyone from Princess Leia to Queen Elizabeth
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Idle, Eric
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823/.914092
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PR6059.D4
LC item number
A3 2018ab
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memoirs
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Read by Eric Idle
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  • Idle, Eric
  • Idle, Eric
  • Monty Python (Comedy troupe)
  • Monty Python (Comedy troupe)
  • Comedians
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Rich & Famous
  • Comedians
  • United States
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Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography, Eric Idle, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8 hr., 17 min., 49 sec.))
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9781984829467
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Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography, Eric Idle, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8 hr., 17 min., 49 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
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9781984829467
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