The Resource Based on a true story, by Norm Macdonald

Based on a true story, by Norm Macdonald

Label
Based on a true story
Title
Based on a true story
Statement of responsibility
by Norm Macdonald
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
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"--
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macdonald, Norm
Dewey number
  • 792.7/6028092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PN2308.M23
LC item number
A3 2016
Music parts
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Macdonald, Norm
  • Comedians
  • Actors
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Based on a true story, by Norm Macdonald
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524703219
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
C8C70C7B-8C5A-437C-96BA-943A8E6093EA
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959278698
  • (TLC)erc0000455032
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Based on a true story, by Norm Macdonald
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524703219
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
C8C70C7B-8C5A-437C-96BA-943A8E6093EA
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959278698
  • (TLC)erc0000455032
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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