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Jim Carrey: The Joker is Wild

3.52 of 5 stars 3.52  ·  rating details  ·  42 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This is the absorbing, touching story of a lonely boy from a troubled family who found the secret of making people laugh - and dreamed of becoming a comedy star.

When Jim Carrey's father (himself a frustrated performer) lost his job, the whole homeless family was enlisted to work as night cleaners at a factory in exchange for lodging in a strange suburb. Scrubbing washrooms
Paperback, 230 pages
Published March 4th 2000 by Firefly Books (first published 1999)
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Jim Carrey overcame great hardship and poverty to transform his humor into millions, and an inspiration. In Canada, where our government is famous for soft-hearted protection of weak, he slipped through the cracks, in my nearby neighborhood. I loved his movies, and read a better big color bio that I cannot find, so substituted this kiddie edition available in my local library for now.

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Grant Trevarthen
On January 17th 1962 a baby boy, was born to Percy & Kathleen Carrey in Burlington, a suburb in Ontario Canada. The youngest of 4,he was a bright who showed skill at comedic skits and he became the class buffoon. As with a lot of comedians, his humor masked a difficult childhood, where poverty was the norm, and thus the neighborhoods they lived in were rough and crime ridden.
Through his early adult years he endured failure as a stand-up comedian and he worked in Comedy clubs gradually gaini
I really liked this book! It told a lot about Jim Carrey's past before becoming the celebrity he is today. I highly recommend this to any Jim Carrey fan!
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