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Author Ebert, Roger.
Title Life itself : a memoir / Roger Ebert.
Imprint New York : Grand Central Pub., 2011.
Edition First edition.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PN1998.3.E327 A3 2011    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PN1998.3.E327 A3 2011    AVAILABLE  
Subject Ebert, Roger.
Film critics -- United States -- Biography.
Journalism.
Motion Pictures.
Thyroid Neoplasms.
Alcoholism.
Chicago.
Description ix, 436 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Summary The film critic best known for his "Chicago Sun-Times" reviews and his thirty years as co-host of "Siskel & Ebert at the Movies" describes his life and career, including his recovery from alcoholism and the complications from thyroid cancer treatment.
Note Includes index.
Contents Memory -- 410 East Washington -- My people -- My old man -- My mother -- St. Mary's -- Dan-Dan the yo-yo man -- Summer -- Car, table, counter, or TakHomaSak -- Blackie -- My vocation -- Newspaper days -- High school -- University -- The Daily Illini -- My trip to Hollywood -- Cape Town -- London Peramulating -- Eyrie Mansion -- All by myself alone -- Sun-Times -- My new job -- Zonka -- McHugh -- O'Rourke's -- Leisure of the theory class -- Alcoholism -- Books do furnish a room -- Russ Meyer -- The interviewer -- Lee Marvin -- Robert Mitchum -- Big John Wayne -- "Irving! Brang 'em on!" -- Ingmar Bergman -- Martin Scorcese -- "Fiddle on the corner where the quarters are" -- "I wasn't popular when people thought I was popular" -- Werner Herzog -- Bill Nack -- The sweetest set of wheels in town -- Gene Siskel -- Jugular -- The talk shows -- When I laughed in study hall -- My romances -- Chaz -- Good news and bad news -- Nil by mouth -- Putting a new face on things -- High school reunion -- Studs -- My last words -- How I believe in God -- Go gently.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780446584975 (regular edition)
0446584975 (regular edition)
9781455504121 (large print edition)
1455504122 (large print edition)
9780446584968
0446584967
ISBN/ISSN 9780446584975
OCLC # 707964522
Table of Contents
 Memory1
1.410 East Washington9
2.My People16
3.My Old Man23
4.My Mother34
5.St. Mary's43
6.Dan-Dan the Yo-Yo Man49
7.Summer53
8.Car, Table, Counter, or TakHomaSak60
9.Blackie64
10.My Vocation69
11.Newspaper Days75
12.High School84
13.University90
14.The Daily Illini100
15.My Trip to Hollywood106
16.Cape Town109
17.London Perambulating115
18.Eyrie Mansion120
19.All by Myself Alone132
20.Sun-Times139
21.My New Job151
22.Zonka161
23.McHugh175
24.O'Rourke's181
25.Leisure of the Theory Class187
26.Alcoholism193
27.Books Do Furnish a Room202
28.Russ Meyer206
29.The Interviewer219
30.Lee Marvin225
31.Robert Mitchum232
32.Big John Wayne247
33."Irving! Brang èm on!"255
34.Ingmar Bergman266
35.Martin Scorsese274
36."Fiddle on the corner where the quarters are"283
37."I wasn't popular when people thought I was popular"288
38.Werner Herzog295
39.Bill Nack301
40.The Sweetest Set of Wheels in Town306
41.Gene Siskel312
42.Jugular324
43.The Talk Shows331
44.When I Laughed in Study Hall341
45.My Romances345
46.Chaz361
47.Good News and Bad News372
48.Nil by Mouth377
49.Musing My Mind384
50.Putting a New Face on Things389
51.High School Reunion393
52.Studs397
53.My Last Words402
54.How I Believe in God406
55.Go Gently412
 Acknowledgments417
 Index419
 About the Author436