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Lucky Bruce: A Literary Memoir

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"Like a Twilight zone with Charlie Chaplin"–Mario Puzo

Writer, screenwriter, playwright, editor, actor, teacher: Bruce Jay Friedman has done it all, charming the glitziest industries of American golden-age culture for more than half a century. Lucky Bruce is his long-awaited memoir, and it's everything we'd expect and more: here is Friedman at his best, waltzing from Madiso
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Hardcover, 275 pages
Published October 11th 2011 by Biblioasis (first published September 13th 2011)
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David
Dec 20, 2011 David rated it really liked it
Friedman's memoir is heavy with name dropping but in a way that makes for a fun read.
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The life a writer sounds ok.
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Nov 30, 2011 Jason Jones rated it it was amazing
Won this on Good reads. It is a wonderful look inside post war America through the eyes of the Author. Usually i am not drawn to memoirs but I could not put it down. a must read.
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We're the lucky ones ;) 1 2 Nov 07, 2011 08:48AM  
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American comic author whose dark, mocking humour and social criticism was directed at the concerns and behaviour of American Jews.

After graduating from the University of Missouri in 1951 with a B.A. in journalism and serving in the U.S. Air Force for two years, Friedman worked in publishing for several years before achieving success with his first novel, Stern (1962). The title character is a luc
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