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For THE RECORD, Bill's book is laugh out loud funny. How could it not be as Bill is funny--have you seen him perform? Maybe you do need to be Italian or from North Jersey or New York, but I know what Bill is talking about, "Come with me to the water fountain so I can wash the pots." Some kind of wise guy? Actually, Bill is a kind and thoughtful person--so don't believe everything you read, but do read his book, one short chapter at a time and read it s-l-o-w-l-y to make it last longer. Bob loved ...more
This book is absolutely hilarious. My mom first brought this book home years ago after Bill Ervolino spoke at the library where she worked as an adult reference librarian. He signed the book for her and she howled with laughter for days while she read it. After that, the book circulated to me and my sister, who also loved it. We still quote it to this day, especially the story about his parents at "Efcot". I'm chuckling just thinking about it. This is a great book to read if you're ...more