Based on a true story : a memoir
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New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016].
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xiv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Downtown Lansing - 2nd Floor-Non-Fiction
921 Macdonald
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921 Macdonald
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New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016].
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Kirkus 08/01/2016
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"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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Macdonald, N. (2016). Based on a true story: a memoir (First edition.). Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Macdonald, Norm, 1959-. 2016. Based On a True Story: A Memoir. Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Macdonald, Norm, 1959-. Based On a True Story: A Memoir Spiegel & Grau, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Macdonald, Norm. Based On a True Story: A Memoir First edition., Spiegel & Grau, 2016.

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