#14: Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life

by Rachel Baker on December 9, 2007


Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life
by Steve Martin (Author)
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Book Description
At age 10, Steve Martin got a job selling guidebooks at the newly opened Disneyland. In the decade that followed, he worked in Disney’s magic shop, print shop, and theater, and developed his own magic/comedy act. By age 20, studying poetry and philosophy on the side, he was performing a dozen times a week, most often at the Disney rival, Knott’s Berry Farm. Obsession is a substitute for talent,… (read more)


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