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The Book of David

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From award-winning comedian, director, writer, and producer David Steinberg comes the totally original, utterly blasphemous, and hysterically funny memoir of a young man who emerged from a traditional Jewish childhood to become an international star -- all because, it seems, he kept God in stitches.

David Steinberg was raised in Winnipeg, Canada, by parents who expected l
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published June 12th 2007 by Simon & Schuster (first published 2007)
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Robert
Sep 11, 2007 Robert rated it liked it
Though he has more or less abandoned performing when he became a successful tv director, David Steinberg is still a very funny and inventive talent, as he reveals in this often fanciful memoir, written in mock-Biblical style. The King James conceit threatens to get in the way at times (Steinberg even has to resort to footnotes at times just to interpret his own prose...) but is usually effective, propped up by a vivid imagination and a encyclopedic range of reference points from the obvious to ...more
Mark
Jun 24, 2008 Mark rated it it was ok
I guess I was expecting more - at least more about his life, rather than a fictionalize version that had to be footnoted to get the true story. There were some good laughs, but overall not as good as it could have been.
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Jan 24, 2016 Itisme rated it liked it
a library loan.



This made me laugh like his standup stuff of back in the day when Johnny was THE late night king.
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