The Resource Presto! : How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales., Penn Jillette, (electronic resource)

Presto! : How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales., Penn Jillette, (electronic resource)

Label
Presto! : How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales.
Title
Presto!
Title remainder
How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales.
Statement of responsibility
Penn Jillette
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An unconventional weight loss tale from an unconventional personality-Penn Jillette tells how he lost 100 pounds with his trademark outrageous sense of humor and biting social commentary that makes this success story anything but ordinary.Legendary magician Penn Jillette was approaching his sixtieth birthday. Topping 330 pounds and saddled with a systolic blood pressure reading over 200, he knew he was at a dangerous crossroads: if he wanted to see his small children grow up, he needed to change. And then came Crazy Ray. A former NASA scientist and an unconventional, passionate innovator, Ray Cronise saved Penn Jillette's life with his wild "potato diet." In Presto, Jillette takes us along on his journey from skepticism to the inspiring, life-changing momentum that transformed the magician's body and mind. He describes the process in hilarious detail, as he performs his Las Vegas show, takes meetings with Hollywood executives, hangs out with his celebrity friends and fellow eccentric performers, all while remaining a dedicated husband and father. Throughout, he weaves in his views on sex, religion, and pop culture, making his story a refreshing, genre-busting account. Outspoken, frank, and bitingly clever, Presto is an incisive, rollicking read
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TEFOD
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Jillette, Penn
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Health & Fitness
  • Performing Arts
Label
Presto! : How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales., Penn Jillette, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002607553
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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A6A1F547-A6FE-4441-81C2-B10239F8A803
Label
Presto! : How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales., Penn Jillette, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
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
Control code
ODN0002607553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
A6A1F547-A6FE-4441-81C2-B10239F8A803

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