Master of ceremonies : a memoir

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New York : Flatiron Books, ©2016.
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New York : Flatiron Books, ©2016.
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246 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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"Joel Grey, the Academy Award-winning master of ceremonies in Cabaret, finally tells his remarkable life story. Born Joel David Katz to a wild and woolly Jewish-American family in 1930's Cleveland, Joel began his life in the theater at the age of nine, starring in local productions of touring Broadway hits. He was hooked, and the search for the spotlight took him from the Cleveland Playhouse to seedy, gangster-filled nightclubs in Chicago, and finally to the lights of Broadway and the dizzying glamour of Hollywood. Master of Ceremonies is a memoir of a life lived in and out of the limelight, but it is also the story of the man behind the makeup. Coming of age in a time when being yourself tended to be not only difficult but also dangerous, Joel was required to act both on and off stage. Deftly capturing the pain and secrets of an era we have only just started to leave behind, Joel's story is one of love, loss, hard-won honesty, redemption, and success"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Grey, J., & Paley, R. (2016). Master of ceremonies: a memoir (First edition.). Flatiron Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grey, Joel, 1932- and Rebecca, Paley. 2016. Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir. Flatiron Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grey, Joel, 1932- and Rebecca, Paley. Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir Flatiron Books, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Grey, Joel, and Rebecca Paley. Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir First edition., Flatiron Books, 2016.

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