Pryor Convictions by Richard Pryor
And Other Life Sentences

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The personal memoirs of a revolutionary comedian follows Pryor's streetwise childhood, early successes, battle with cocaine, six marriages, quadruple-bypass surgery, and diagnosis with multiple sclerosis. 75,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo.

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Todd Gold has collaborated with numerous celebrities to write their memoirs, including Ann-Margaret, Drew Barrymore, and Sonny Bono. He is the West Coast Bureau Chief of US Weekly magazine and lives in Los Angeles, California.
Published May 10, 1995 by Pantheon Books. 257 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Pryor reflects on a life of humor and hard living altered forever by the recent diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

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Why don't we just get some cole slaw and serve this up?''' jokes Richard Pryor in his new memoir with People magazine's Todd Gold, Pryor Convictions and Other Life Sentences, about the infamous 1980 incident in which the cocaine-addled comic doused himself with cognac and touched off a near-fata...

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