Billy

Billy

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With insight and objectivity, Pamela Stephenson, a clinical psychologist, takes us through the heartbreaking and hilarious life of a comic legend and what made him the man he is today. The descriptions of Scottish life evoke the poignancy of the Ireland in Angela's Ashes as she tells of the troubled, abused. and desperately poor child in the docklands of Glasgow who grew up to shock and awe audiences around the world with his notoriously bawdy humor and a remarkable range of performances as a brilliant comic, a serious actor who played opposite Dame Judi Dench in Mrs. Brown, and the star of the U.S. television show Head of the Class.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 291 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 33.02mm | 635.03g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1585673080
  • 9781585673087
  • 1,350,022

Review quote

"Billy Connolly is my inspiration." Eddie Izzard
"Billy Connolly is quite simply the most successful popular British stand-up comedian of modern times." "The Guardian"
"A triumph of the will, an "Angela s Ashes" with punch lines." "Publishers Weekly""
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About Pamela Stephenson

Pamela Stephenson was born in New Zealand and, like her husband Billy Connolly, was originally a comedian. She appeared in a variety of movies and television shows, including "Saturday Night Live." Pamela and Billy currently live and work in Los Angeles, where she is a clinical psychologist.
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Rating details

3,231 ratings
3.89 out of 5 stars
5 29% (925)
4 40% (1,280)
3 26% (824)
2 5% (155)
1 1% (47)
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