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American on purpose: the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot

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In his memoir American on Purpose, Craig Ferguson, host of The Late, Late Show, traces his journey from working-class Glasgow to the comedic limelight of Hollywood and American citizenship. Moving and achingly funny, American on Purpose moves from Ferguson's early life as an alcoholic to his stint on The Drew Carey Show to his decision to become a U.S. citizen in its unique and honest look at his version of the American dream.
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Full title american on purpose the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot
Author ferguson craig
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display_description In "American on Purpose," Craig Ferguson delivers a moving and achingly funny memoir of living the American dream as he journeys from the mean streets of Glasgow, Scotland, to the comedic promised land of Hollywood. Along the way he stumbles through several attempts to make his mark--as a punk rock musician, a construction worker, a bouncer, and, tragically, a modern dancer.
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subject_facet Actors -- United States -- Biography, Audiobooks, Comedians -- Scotland -- Biography, Comedians -- United States -- Biography, Ferguson, Craig, -- 1962-, Scots -- United States -- Biography, Scottish Americans -- Biography, Television personalities -- United States -- Biography
title_display American on purpose : the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot
title_full American on Purpose The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot, American on purpose : the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot / Craig Ferguson, American on purpose [sound recording] : the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot / Craig Ferguson
title_short American on purpose :
title_sub the improbable adventures of an unlikely patriot
topic_facet Actors, Audiobooks, Biography & Autobiography, Comedians, Ferguson, Craig, Nonfiction, Scots, Scottish Americans, Television personalities