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Notes on a Cowardly Lion: The Biography of Bert Lahr, With a New Preface by the Author

Notes on a Cowardly Lion: The Biography of Bert Lahr, With a New Preface by the Author

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2000
ISBN
0520223047
ISBN13
9780520223042
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With a New Preface by the Author
First published in 1969, Notes on a Cowardly Lion has established itself as one of the best-ever show business biographies. Drawing on his father's recollections and on the memories of those who worked with him, John Lahr brilliantly examines the
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John Lahr is the senior drama critic of The New Yorker , where he has written about theatre and popular culture since 1992. Among his eighteen books are Notes on a Cowardly Lion: The Biography of Bert Lahr and Prick Up Your Ears: The Biography of Joe Orton , which was made into a film.

He has twice won the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. Lahr, whose stage adaptations have been performed around the world, received a Tony Award for co-writing E
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