I Haven't Understood Anything Since 1962 and Other Nekkid Truths

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Ballantine Books, Dec 4, 1993 - Humor - 304 pages
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In these never-before-published recollections, Grizzard muses on what has happened to America in the last 30 years. He talks frankly (and hilariously) about the women's movement, the various wars we've dabbled in, fame, celebrity, sex, politics, and much more--all the things Lewis Grizzard will be darned if he comprehends.

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Review: I Haven't Understood Anything Since 1962

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

The best book he ever wrote. All original. Nothing more to be said about it. Best ever!!! If I could give it ten stars I would. Read full review

Review: I Haven't Understood Anything Since 1962

User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

Signed copy. Probably my least favorite of Grizzard's books. It reads like one long complaint about everything. Read full review

Contents

The Speech Police
1
Straight Southern Male Seeks Anyone
31
Both Galluses
52
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Lewis McDonald Grizzard, Jr. was a humorist and columnist for the Atlanta Constitution and the Atlanta Journal. His columns have been collected into several books such as Won't You Come Home, Billy Bob Bailey? (1980), Don't Sit Under the Grits Tree With Anyone Else But Me (1981), and When My Love Returns From the Ladies Room, Will I Be Too Old to Care? (1987). He also published several autobiographical accounts, including a memoir about his father, My Daddy Was a Pistol and I'm a Son of a Gun (1986), and the best-selling They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat (1982), a collection of pieces about his heart surgery. Grizzard was born in 1946 in Columbus, Georgia, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1967, and began work as a sportswriter. As his columns became popular, they were syndicated in hundreds of newspapers, leading to speaking engagements nationwide. Grizzard died in 1994 of brain damage resulting from his heart surgery.

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