Behind the Laughter, Hidden Tears

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Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency (SBPRA), 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 170 pages
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Behind the Laughter, Hidden Tears is the true story of entertainer, comedian and actor Sal Richards, a behind the scenes look that reveals the many obstacles he faced while trying to make it in the business for over fifty years. From dealing with the mob, to the death of his son at age 21, from his big Broadway show closing early because of a terrible snowstorm, to the good and bad times with well known celebrities, it's all here. So strap yourself in and ride the roller coaster with Sal Richards. After reading this book, it turns out that the tough guy and funny comedian I always knew asSal Richards, is actually a loving father, grandfather, married 50 years...Youknow what that means? I think I can kick his ass! You will love this story. - Jay Leno"Sal Richards tells it all on and off the stage. He's not afraid to mention the good guys and the bad guys. And he takes no prisoners! I loved it and I know you'll love it!" - Jerry Stiller, Actor/Comedian "The most honest and sincere autobiography I have ever read, unbelievable." - Julius La Rosa, Singer/Actor "Sal Richards' memoir is a roller coaster ride! It's an amazing account of a man's triumph over tragedy. I enjoyed every minute of it." - Lainie Kazan, Actress/Singer Sal Richards' motivation for the book, came from an award winning documentary of his life.

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User Review  - gabina - LibraryThing

Behind the Laughter, Hidden Tears: Author Sal Richards One Voice: The voice and words of a person who wants the world to hear what’s in his/her heart and soul sharing their lives with the public in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa Johnson - Goodreads

This book is a fun read of the story of a comedian who has been an integral part of the comedy scene for quite awhile. When Sal does a show it is usually sold out. He is very funny. Great book worth reading. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Sal Richards’ motivation for this book came from a documentary done on his life. The documentary won six best awards at festivals around the country. Sal and his wife, RoseAnn, reside in West Palm Beach, Florida. RoseAnn has stood by Sal and encouraged him every step of the way.

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