The Resource Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography, Eric Idle

Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography, Eric Idle

Label
Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography
Title
Always look on the bright side of life
Title remainder
a sortabiography
Statement of responsibility
Eric Idle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We know him best for his unforgettable roles on Monty Python from the Flying Circus to The Meaning of Life. Now, Eric Idle reflects on the meaning of his own life in this entertaining memoir that takes us on a remarkable journey from his childhood in an austere boarding school through his successful career in comedy, television, theatre and film. Coming of age as a writer and comedian during the Sixties and Seventies, Eric stumbled into the crossroads of the cultural revolution and found himself rubbing shoulders with the likes of George Harrison, David Bowie and Robin Williams, all of whom became lifelong friends. With anecdotes sprinkled throughout involving Mike Nichols, Mick Jagger, Steve Martin, Paul Simon and many more, as well as the Pythons themselves, Eric captures a time of tremendous creative output with equal parts hilarity and heart
Summary
The founding member of Monty Python and creator of "Spamalot" shares highlights of his life and career, from his boarding-school childhood to his landmark career in comedy, television, films, and theater
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
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10732717
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Idle, Eric
Dewey number
792.702/8092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Idle, Eric
  • Comedians
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
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a sortabiography
Label
Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography, Eric Idle
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781474610285
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Always look on the bright side of life : a sortabiography, Eric Idle
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781474610285
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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