The Resource Believe me : a memoir of love, death, and jazz chickens, Eddie Izzard

Believe me : a memoir of love, death, and jazz chickens, Eddie Izzard

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Believe me : a memoir of love, death, and jazz chickens
Title
Believe me
Title remainder
a memoir of love, death, and jazz chickens
Statement of responsibility
Eddie Izzard
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Language
eng
Summary
Critically acclaimed, award-winning British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard details his childhood, his first performances on the streets of London, his ascent to worldwide success on stage and screen, and his comedy shows which have won over audiences around the world. Over the course of a thirty-year career, Eddie Izzard has proven himself to be a creative chameleon, inhabiting the stage and film and television screen with an unbelievable fervor. Born in Yemen, and raised in Ireland, Wales and post-war England, he lost his mother at the age of six. In his teens, he dropped out of university and took to the streets of London as part of a two-man escape act; when his partner went on vacation, Izzard kept busy by inventing a one-man act, and thus a career was ignited. As a stand-up comedian, Izzard has captivated audiences with his surreal, stream-of-consciousness comedy--lines such as "Cake or Death?" "Death Star Canteen," and "Do You Have a Flag?" have the status of great rock lyrics. As a self-proclaimed "Executive Transvestite," Izzard broke the mold performing in full make-up and heels, and has become as famous for his advocacy for LGBT rights as he has for his art. In Untitled, he recounts the dizzying rise he made from street busking to London's West End, to Wembley Stadium and New York's Madison Square Garden.Still performing more than 100 shows a year--thus far in a record-breaking twenty-eight countries worldwide--Izzard is arguably one of today's top Kings of Comedy. With his brand of keenly intelligent humor, that ranges from world history to pop culture, politics and philosophy, he has built an extraordinary fan base that transcends age, gender, and race. Writing with the same candor and razor-sharp insight evident in his comedy, he reflects on a childhood marked by unutterable loss, sexuality and coming out, as well as a life in show business, politics, and philanthropy. Honest and generous, Izzard's Untitled is an inspired account of a very singular life thus far
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Izzard, Eddie
Dewey number
792.7/6028092
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not applicable
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LC call number
PN2598.I99
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Eddie Izzard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Izzard, Eddie
  • Izzard, Eddie
  • Entertainers
  • Comedians
  • Comedians
  • Entertainers
  • Great Britain
  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Humor (Nonfiction)
  • Performing Arts
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Believe me : a memoir of love, death, and jazz chickens, Eddie Izzard
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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ocn966288603
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file)
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online
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9780698411012
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sound
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Label
Believe me : a memoir of love, death, and jazz chickens, Eddie Izzard
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn966288603
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780698411012
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
6EE75D73-6CEC-4015-A546-D2C7294B8A4E
System control number
(OCoLC)966288603
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not applicable
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