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

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Ballantine Books, Dec 4, 1993 - Humor - 291 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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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Prolific country cutup Grizzard (You Can't Put No Boogie Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll, 1991, etc.) turns a little ill-tempered in this year's offering. Grizzard's angry and he's not going to ... Read full review


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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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