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Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin (Paperback)

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    A Conversation with Kathy Griffin:

    Q: State your name and profession.
    KG: My name is Kathy Griffin, and I am a teller of d**k jokes. And a plumber.

    Q: This is your first book. Had you ever considered writing anything before? ......more

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A Conversation with Kathy Griffin:

Q: State your name and profession.
KG: My name is Kathy Griffin, and I am a teller of d**k jokes. And a plumber.

Q: This is your first book. Had you ever considered writing anything before? A novel? Or a work of historical scholarship? Or a children's story?
KG: I had not considered it, because I'd always been told by the nuns at St. Bernadine's that my cursive was poor. A children' s story is an interesting idea. How's this for a title: "Waterboarding Pre-Teens: The Debate is Back On." I have a political side as well.

Q: You seem fairly obsessed with Oprah. Is this something you'll ever outgrow?
KG: I will never outgrow my obsession with Oprah. Just as she will never outgrow her cardigan sweaters. Oops, she already has. Now look, that sounds like a dig, but it's not. It's called a struggle, and I'm on it with her. I support her. (Not as much as she needs those underwire bras to support her, because she's got some serious ropes and pulleys going on there.) The point is, I worship her, and fear her at the same time. And believe me, that' s how she wants it. Don't be fooled.

Q: Did I miss something? Where's Celine Dion in this book?
KG: I didn't write about Celine Dion, only because of my fear of her husband Rene Angelil. I have an unfounded but constant fear that he could be in the French-Canadian mafia. Or have French-Canadian mafia ties, and by ties I don't mean les cravats. And I fear that I may be abducted, whisked away and held prisoner at a charming little brasserie in Montreal, forced to eat multiple Croque Monsieur sandwiches until I confess to knowing the lyrics to every single one of her songs.

Q: What do you think gays should take away from reading this book?
KG: I think the gays should be happy with this book. It talks a lot about being who you are, and I certainly mention a lot of gay people. I would say it definitely has strong gay ...

Kathy Griffin, a multióEmmy Awardówinning and Grammy-nominated comedian and actress, is best known for her Bravo television reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, her multiple stand-up comedy specials on HBO, Comedy Central, and Bravo, and her four-year stint on the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan. She has hosted several award shows and appeared on numerous talk shows including Late Night with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The View. She has been nominated for a Grammy for her comedy CD, For Your Consideration, and performs to sold-out audiences at venues worldwide.


From the Hardcover edition.

Author:
Griffin, Kathy
Genre:
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
367
Language:
English
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Publish Date:
06/01/2010
Copyright Year:
2010
ISBN:
9780345518569
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
0.65 lb
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  • Love this book!

    This is a great book...Very funny memoir. A great book to read by the pool, at the beach, etc.

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? Yes
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? Yes
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  • Good Read

    Great book and it was a fast read. If you like Kathy Griffin, you will enjoy. Funny and entertaining look into her life.

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