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The Dick Gibson Show

Stanley Elkin

The Dick Gibson Show

by Stanley Elkin

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, Random House, 1970.

StatementStanley Elkin.
The Physical Object
Pagination(7),335p. ;
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14986839M
ISBN 100297004298
OCLC/WorldCa16201645

  THE DICK GIBSON SHOW. By Stanley Elkin. pages. Random House, $6, By now, after two novels that brought me to my knees with laughter (“Boswell” and “A .   Dick Gibson, a longtime jazz aficionado and the producer of what he called an annual jazz party in Colorado, died at the Red Rocks Health Center hospice in Denver on Wednesday.

Look who's on the Dick Gibson Radio Show: Arnold the Memory Expert ("I've memorized the entire West Coast shoreline - except for cloud cover and fog banks"). Bernie Perk, the burning pharmacist. Henry Harper, the nine-year old orphan millionaire, terrified of being adopted. The woman whose life revolves around pierced lobes. An evil hypnotist. Price Range: $ - $4, Look who's on the "Dick Gibson Radio Show": Arnold the Memory Expert ("I've memorized the entire West Coast shoreline - except for cloud cover and fog banks"). Bernie Perk, the burning pharmacist. Henry Harper, the nine-year old orphan millionaire, terrified of being adopted. The woman whose life revolves around pierced lobes. An evil hypnotist. Swindlers. Con-men. And Dick Gibson himself Author: Stanley Elkin.

His show ignites the imaginations of all who listen to it--until one fateful night when a studio guest's irresistible influence on Dick and all those listening to him will change their lives forever. Spirited and compelling, The Dick Gibson Show is a laugh-out-loud journey through the world of talk radio and a compulsively readable account of. The Dick Gibson show. [Stanley Elkin] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Advanced Search Find a Library.


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