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The Joker

by Andrew Hudgins

Hardcover, 325 pages, Simon & Schuster, List Price: $25 |


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An award-winning poet and compulsive joke teller shares a personal account that remembers the jokes that educated him about history, religion and family, from revelatory sex jokes that informed his adolescence and racial jokes that estranged his relatives to the jokes he has used to court and romance his wife.

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'Joker' Asks: Have You Heard The One About The Joke-Telling Poet?

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