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By Michael Menzies

ISBN-10: 1936833468

ISBN-13: 9781936833467

“Michael Menzies has led the picaresque existence many people in simple terms dream of, and he units it down with such wit and style it is not easy to understand which to envy extra, his wealth of once-in-a-lifetime reports or his ability with a pen.”—Christopher Lloyd, Emmy Award-winning government producer/writer of
Modern kin and Frasier

In this astonishing memoir that still serves as a twin biography of degree and movie legends Noël Coward and Marlene Dietrich, movie and tune government Michael Menzies chronicles in hilarious element his life-long obsession with the theater mostly and those foreign superstars in particular.

At age twelve, Menzies came upon the autobiography of actor/writer/composer Noël Coward and used to be ate up by way of it. even supposing nonetheless just a early life, Menzies pointed out highly with Coward—so a lot in order that he got here to think that he has to be the star’s love baby. yet with whom? In a burst of idea Menzies labored out that his mom may basically be Marlene Dietrich.

The writer then comes to a decision that once he can he'll voyage world wide to confront Coward and Dietrich in individual and announce himself as their son. but even after he ultimately abandons his plan, Menzies maintains his look for them—and their pasts—spending the remainder of his existence following of their footsteps, touring to London, Paris, big apple, Berlin, Switzerland, and Jamaica. Deeply Superficial is straight away a hot and witty homage to those legends and the lasting influence their surprising careers left at the world—and on a twelve-year-old dreaming of status in a far flung position.

Michael Menzies has lived worldwide, and has labored with rock ’n’ roll promoter invoice Graham, impresario Sol Hurok, choreographer Agnes de Mille, Broadway manufacturer Saint-Subber, and in movie with the de Laurentiis kin. He lives in Los Angeles.

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