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This is a little glimpse into the life of the hilarious funny man, Billy Connolly, born and raised in the slums of Glasgow. It tells how Billy managed to survive a childhood of neglect, abuse and poverty and go on to be one of the most hilarious and successful entertainers of all time.
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Plot & Themes

Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Story of entertainer?    -   Comedian Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor/actress/producer Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Genius


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   encouraged    -   like laughing Pictures/Illustrations?    -   More 6-10 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   51%-75% of book

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