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The Resource American on purpose : the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot, Craig Ferguson

American on purpose : the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot, Craig Ferguson

Label
American on purpose : the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot
Title
American on purpose
Title remainder
the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot
Statement of responsibility
Craig Ferguson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In "American on Purpose," Craig Ferguson delivers a moving and achingly funny memoir of living the American dream as he journeys from the mean streets of Glasgow, Scotland, to the comedic promised land of Hollywood. Along the way he stumbles through several attempts to make his mark--as a punk rock musician, a construction worker, a bouncer, and, tragically, a modern dancer
Summary
The host of "The Late, Late Show" traces his journey from working-class Glasgow to the comedic limelight of Hollywood, revealing his personal story of becoming an American citizen
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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325098
Cataloging source
DWP
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1962-
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Ferguson, Craig
Dewey number
  • 791.4502/8092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1992.4.F47
LC item number
A3 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Ferguson, Craig
  • Television personalities
  • Actors
  • Comedians
  • Comedians
  • Scots
  • Scottish Americans
Target audience
adult
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the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot
Label
American on purpose : the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot, Craig Ferguson
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn436441171
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 268 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061719547
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
ill., ports., plates
System control number
(OCoLC)436441171
Label
American on purpose : the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot, Craig Ferguson
Publication
Control code
ocn436441171
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 268 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061719547
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Other physical details
ill., ports., plates
System control number
(OCoLC)436441171

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