I'M Chevy Chase... and You're Not: The Authorized Biography

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Ebury Publishing, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 289 pages
(Revised edition) Chevy Chase is a much-loved Hollywood star. His success as a writer and actor on "Saturday Night Live" in the 70s made him a household name. It had been a long, hard route to the top for Chevy. Behind the fame lay a childhood riddled with abuse. But his remarkable strength and determination helped him rise above it and find his talent as an actor, writer, comedian, and musician. Best known for his role in the National Lampoon Vacation series Chevy has starred in some of the greatest comedies of our time. His latest film, "Funny Money", received critical acclaim at the Sarasota Film Festival. Now, for the first time, Chevy speaks openly and candidly about his career, his personal struggle with drugs, his friendship with three American Presidents, and his family life. Honest, funny and informative, this is the complex and fascinating world of Chevy Chase.

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User Review  - BoundTogetherForGood - LibraryThing

This book was okay. Not truthfully the page-turner I had hoped it would be. I think the writing style was maybe a bit stiff. I learned a lot about Chevy Chase though. I certainly don't agree with his ... Read full review

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User Review  - cannellfan - LibraryThing

Interesting, but ultimately slightly disappointing biography of the funny man most often associated with early Saturday Night Live, the Vacation movies, and Caddyshack. The biographical revelations ... Read full review

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