The Resource Letterman : the last giant of late night, Jason Zinoman

Letterman : the last giant of late night, Jason Zinoman

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Letterman : the last giant of late night
Title
Letterman
Title remainder
the last giant of late night
Statement of responsibility
Jason Zinoman
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A definitive account of the life and career of comedic talk show host David Letterman evaluates how his ironic style transcended traditional television and how his remote and reclusive personality contrasts with his widely misunderstood achievements
Biography type
individual biography
Dewey number
791
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Letterman : the last giant of late night, Jason Zinoman
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Letterman : the last giant of late night, Jason Zinoman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Education of a talk-show host, 1947-1979 -- Shock jock -- When David met Merrill -- Part II: The anti-talk show, 1980-1984 -- The art of stupid -- Not tonight -- The Harvard takeover -- Part III: The archangel of irony, 1984-1987 -- The founding fathers of late night -- The writer under the stairs -- The Letterman generation -- The two Daves -- Part IV: Writer's block, 1988-1993 -- Comedy is not pretty! -- Meg and Mom -- Part V: The very big show, 1993-2015 -- The agony of victory -- The Oscar myth -- Hinky -- More fun than humans should be allowed to have
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 345 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062377210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
SALBT
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

Library Locations

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      117 Third Street, Waterford, NY, 12188-1939, US
      42.794267 -73.675539
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