The Story of Twenty Questions - A Novelized Memoir

The Story of Twenty Questions - A Novelized Memoir
Hurry! Only 9 left Sorry no back-orders
SALE PRICE: $11.96
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  BK 2246
Holiday Ordering Guidelines: Delivery in the US by December 24th
We cannot guarantee delivery in time for Christmas
But it's not too late for a Gift Card or an e-mail Gift Certificate
Amazon sells this Book for $18.25, buying at OLDIES.com saves you 34%
This is the price to buy directly from Amazon.com or its featured FBA seller. Prices change often, this price was last checked on November 14, 2014. Amazon is a registered trademark of Amazon.com, Inc.

Book Details

  • 217 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Publisher: BearManor Media

Authors:

Author:

Description by OLDIES.com:

Twenty Questions was one of the first weekly panel quiz shows on the radio. It was a panel of experts show, based on the old "animal, vegetable, mineral" parlor game. Listeners sent in subjects: famous things and people for the panel to identify. Churchill's cigar, Huck Finn and the Empire State Building are examples of easier subject matter for the show. The panel would narrow down the possibilities by asking the emcee yes or no questions, and no more than twenty of them. Is it East of the Mississippi? Was he a fictional character? The panel consisted of a guest celebrity, three willing adults, and a juvenile who was sometimes willing and sometimes maybe not.

This book was written from the viewpoint of Bobby McGuire, the original juvenile panel member. The problem was the he was an adolescent and didn't know what he wanted. What's extraordinary about the book is the intermix of show business euphoria and high school angst that the teenager must face. The young man wants to come of age in the world of high school, but the world of show business doesn't want him to. This conflict, along with his version of the usual problems teenagers face, results in several hilarious and sometimes wrenching adventures in both worlds, many of which are themselves extraordinary. And they all really happened.

Product Description:

Twenty Questions was one of the first weekly panel quiz shows on the radio. It was a "panel of experts" show, based on the old animal, vegetable, mineral parlor game. Listeners sent in subjects - famous things and people - for the panel to identify. Churchill's cigar, Huck Finn, and the Empire State Building are examples of easier subjects. The panel would narrow down the possibilities by asking the emcee yes or no questions, no more than twenty of them. "Is it east of the Mississippi?" "Was he a fictional character?" The panel consisted of a guest celebrity, three willing adults, and a juvenile who was sometimes willing and sometimes maybe not. This book was written from the viewpoint of Bobby McGuire, the original juvenile panel member of the Twenty Questions program. The problem was that he was an adolescent and much of the time didn't know what he wanted. What's extraordinary about the book is the intermix of show business euphoria and high school angst that the teenager must face. The young man wants to "come of age" in the world of high school, but the world of show business doesn't want him to. This conflict, along with his version of the usual problems teenagers face, results in several hilarious and sometimes wrenching adventures "in both worlds" many of which are themselves extraordinary. And they all really happened.
BearManor Media

Customers' Ratings & Reviews:

Be the first Customer to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Labels:

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 83,788
  • ISBN: 9781593930776
  • EAN: 9781593930776
  • International Shipping: 2 items