The Resource Based on a true story : a memoir, Norm Macdonald, (electronic resource)

Based on a true story : a memoir, Norm Macdonald, (electronic resource)

Label
Based on a true story : a memoir
Title
Based on a true story
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Norm Macdonald
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As its title suggests, Norm Macdonald tells the story of his life--more or less--from his origins in a rural small town in the-back-of-beyond Canada to an epically disastrous appearance on Star Search, to his possibly incredible account of auditioning for Lorne Michaels and his memorable run as the anchor of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update." But Based on a True Story is much more than a memoir, it's a hilarious, inspired, very meta imagining of his life, as told to a deeply disturbed ghost writer whose teetering sanity and bruised ego threaten to take down the entire narrative--and possibly the comic with it. Peppered with classic jokes and long mythologized Hollywood stories, this wildly adventurous, tense, totally original, and absurdly funny memoir turns the conventional "comic's memoir" on its head and leaves the reader delightfully off kilter"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-2021
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macdonald, Norm
Dewey number
792.7/6028092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2308.M23
LC item number
A3 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Macdonald, Norm
  • Comedians
  • Actors
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Label
Based on a true story : a memoir, Norm Macdonald, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 240 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812993639
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6492b85e-27c6-4c91-9bcd-851332f19365
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958933240
Label
Based on a true story : a memoir, Norm Macdonald, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 240 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812993639
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6492b85e-27c6-4c91-9bcd-851332f19365
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958933240

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