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Steve Kluger

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Steve Kluger is an author and playwright, born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1952, who grew up with only two heroes: Tom Seaver and Ethel Merman. Few were able to grasp the concept. A veteran of "Casablanca" and a graduate of "The Graduate," he has written extensively on subjects as far ranging as World War II, rock and roll, and the Titanic, and as close to the heart as baseball and the Boston Red Sox (which frequently have nothing to do with one another). Doubtless due to the fact that he's a card-carrying Baby Boomer whose entire existence was shaped by the lyrics to "Abbey Road," "Workingman's Dead," and "Annie Get Your Gun" (his first spoken words, in fact, were actually stolen from "The Pajama Game"), he's also forged a somewhat singular ...more


Average rating: 4.16 · 11,301 ratings · 1,892 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
My Most Excellent Year
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Almost Like Being in Love
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Last Days of Summer
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 2,868 ratings — published 1998 — 12 editions
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Changing Pitches
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Bullpen: A Late-Inning Comedy
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Pilots of the Purple Twilig...
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Lawyers Say the Darndest Th...
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“Never, ever stop believing in magic, no matter how old you get. Because if you keep looking long enough and don't give up, sooner or later you're going to find Mary Poppins.”
Steve Kluger, My Most Excellent Year

“Even though I didn't notice it while it was happening, I got reminded in ninth grade of a few things I guess I should have known all along.

1. A first kiss after five months means more than a first kiss after five minutes.

2. Always remember what it was like to be six.

3. Never, ever stop believing in magic, no matter how old you get. Because if you keep looking long enough and don't give up, sooner or later you're going to find Mary Poppins. And if you're reall lucky, maybe even a purple balloon.”
Steve Kluger, My Most Excellent Year

“A first kiss after five months means more than a first kiss after five minutes.”
Steve Kluger, My Most Excellent Year

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