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HarperCollinsEntertainment, 2001 - Comedians - 291 pages

The inside story of the one of the most successful British stand-up comedians, as told by the person best qualified to reveal all about the man behind the comic, his wife of 10 years e" Pamela Stephenson.

Once in a lifetime, there strides upon the stage someone who can truly be called a legend. Such a one is the inimitable, timeless genius who is Billy Connolly. His effortlessly wicked whimsy has entranced, enthralled e" and split the sides of e" thousands upon thousands of adoring audiences.

And when he isn't doing thatehe's turning in award-winning performances on film and television.

He's the man who needs no introduction, and yet he is the ultimate enigma. From a troubled and desperately poor childhood in the docklands of Glasgow he is now the intimate of household names the world over.

How did this happen, who is the real Billy Connolly? Only one person can answer that question; his wife, Pamela Stephenson, knows the truth about life on the comedy circuit, how Billy works e" and plays e" and what it's like to live with him.

In this extraordinary book, she combines the very personal with a frank objectivity that makes for a compellingly moving e" yet hugely entertaining e" biography. This is the real Billy Connolly.

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About the author (2001)

An Australian born in New Zealand, Pamela Stephenson is famous for her starring role ine(tm)Not the Nine Oe(tm)Clock Newse(tm) and other TV and film work.She and Billy married in 1989 and currently live and work in Los Angeles, where she now practises as a clinical psychologist.

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