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Hope : entertainer of the century

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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.

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at OWWL.

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Geneva Public Library 921 HOPE (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
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Honeoye Public Library B HOPE (Text)
Biographies
52120300278176
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Marion Public Library BIO HOPE (Text)
Biographies
52122100227502
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Mount Morris Library 921 HOPE (Text)
Biographies
52123300206197
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Palmyra Community Library 92 HOPE (Text)
Adult Biography
52127300286471
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Red Jacket Community Library B HOP (Text)
Adult Biography
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Sodus Community Library BIO HOPE (Text)
Adult Biographies
52148300381633
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Warsaw Public Library 921 HOPE (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52151300240734
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 In memory of Roger Bliss.: In memory of Roger Bliss.
Wood Library Association - Canandaigua B HOPE (Text)
Adult Biography
31846002588761
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781439140277 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1439140278 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781439140284 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1439140286 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 565 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : portraits, photographs ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-531) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The making of an entertainer -- Opening -- Vaudeville -- Broadway -- Inventing comedy -- Hollywood -- 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.
Subject: Hope, Bob, 1903-2003.
Comedians > United States > Biography.
Comedians.
Genre: Biography.


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