All By My Selves: Walter, Peanut, Achmed, and Me

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Penguin, Nov 2, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
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"The most popular standup comic in the U.S." --Time

Whether he's breathing life into Walter, an old curmudgeon; Peanut, an over-caffeinated purple maniac; or Achmed, a screaming, skeletal, dead terrorist, comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is the straight man to some of the wildest, funniest partners in show business.

All By My Selves is the story of one pretty ordinary guy, one interesting hobby, one very understanding set of parents, and a long and winding road to becoming America's favorite comedian. With wit, honesty, and lots of great show business detail, Dunham shares all the major moments in his journey to worldwide fame and success.


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User Review  - ChrisWeir - LibraryThing

Autobiography of Jeff Dunham. He pretty much tells us the story of his career how he got his first dummy as a child as a Christmas present. How he had tried for years to make it onto TV and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bobby3457 - LibraryThing

I thought that this was a good book. It is by Jeff Dunham and it is about him. It tells how his life has been and what he does for a living, which is one of the reasons why he is famous. If you don't ... Read full review


Title Page
CHAPTER TWO How to Get a Job While Still a Minor
CHAPTER THREE Three Radio Men and a Steek
CHAPTER FOUR Birth of an Old Fart
CHAPTER FIVE Better Five Years Late Than One Day Early
CHAPTER SIX The Instant Family plus Star Trek Nirvana
CHAPTER SEVEN Moving Forward? Not Exactly
CHAPTER EIGHT A Little Terrorist in the Best Damn Chapter
CHAPTER NINE To the Stars and Back Times Infinity
CHAPTER TEN Is This a Hockey Arena?

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Jeff Dunham is one of America’s best known and successful comedians. His mix of stand-up and ventriloquism has won him a legion of fans across the country, fans who have bought over 6 million copies combined of his DVDs, made 3 of his clips the top rated on YouTube of all time, and made him the top grossing comedy act in the world. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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