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How to talk dirty and influence people an autobiography by Lenny Bruce

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Bruce, Lenny.,
  • Comedians -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Lenny Bruce ; with a new introduction by Eric Bogosian.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2287.B726 A3 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 188 p. :
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1700536M
ISBN 100671751085
LC Control Number92000887

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  How To Talk Dirty and Influence People is his autobiography. It reveals how ahead of his time, moral, courageous, humanly flawed, smart, and most of all how funny Lenny Bruce was. The majority of his assaults on how farcial organized religion and American justice can be still hit the mark even after more than forty years of elapsed time.5/5(5). Praise for How to Talk Dirty and Influence People "I read this book for the first time when I was twelve years old. It made me want to be in showbiz, have a lot of sex, and be Jewish. I've rethought that last one."—Penn Jillette, author of God No! "If there was a God, then he sent down Lenny Bruce to create the art form of modern stand-up comedy. How to Talk Dirty and Influence People An Autobiography (Book): Bruce, Lenny: "During the course of a career that began in the late s, Lenny Bruce challenged the sanctity of organized religion and other societal and political conventions; he widened the boundaries of free speech. Critic Ralph Gleason said, "So many taboos have been lifted and so many comics have . How to Talk Dirty and Influence People Audiobook by Lenny Bruce, Lewis Black - preface, Howard Reich - foreword Try our site with free audio you like 1 Month unlimited Listening $ Try our site with free audio you like 1 Month unlimited audiobook Listening $.