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American on Purpose

The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot

by Craig Ferguson

Hardcover, 268 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $25.99 |

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American on Purpose
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The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot
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The host of The Late, Late Show traces his journey from working-class Glasgow to the comedic limelight of Hollywood, revealing the funny and heartwarming story of becoming an American citizen. 250,000 first printing.

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Craig Ferguson's Adventures As An 'Unlikely Patriot'

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