The Andy Griffith Story: An Illustrated Biogrpahy
Andy Griffith is a true American original. His career spans over 40 years as a professional entertainer. While best known for his television roles on THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW & MATLOCK, Griffith is also a Broadway star, motion picture actor, musician & recording artist. THE ANDY GRIFFITH STORY lets the reader follow Andy from his early southern stand-up comedy days with "WHAT IT WAS, WAS FOOTBALL," to his rise to stardom in New York & Hollywood. The first biography about Griffith, this extensively researched reference work allows a glimpse into the public - & private - persona of the beloved actor. This is the book that answers all the questions on Mayberry's favorite sheriff, from the names of his two adopted children to the details of his first meeting with Don "Barney Fife" Knotts. It also comes with a complete list of Andy's album, movie & television appearances. Author Terry Collins is a former award-winning newspaper reporter & columnist best known for his critically acclaimed work in the comics industry. A pop culture collector & historian, the author shares Andy's Mount Airy, North Carolina birthplace & continues to make his home there today. To order THE ANDY GRIFFITH STORY send $12.95 for paperback or $23.95 for hardcover (plus $3.00 shipping & handling) to Explorer Press, P.O. Box 1907, Dept. RRB, Mount Airy, NC 27030. For additional information please write or phone (910) 789-3099. Quantity discounts available.