- 700 Sundays Billy Crystal Hardcover
- Author: Billy Crystal
- Hardcover: 192 pages
- Publisher: Grand Central Publishing; First Edition edition (October 31, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0446578673
- ISBN-13: 9780446578677
- Genre: Autobiography
Hailed as a triumph by everyone from the New York Times to Sports Illustrated, Billy Crystals 700 SUNDAYS is the crowning achievement of an amazing career. A poignant, hilarious, and personal portrayal of his youth, Crystals play broke Broadway box office records and failed to leave a dry eye in the house.To support his family, Billy Crystals father, Jack, worked two jobs and long hours and could only spare Sundays to spend with his loved ones. These formative and favorite days were in limited supply, however, as Crystals father was stopped short by a heart attack when his son was 15. 700 SUNDAYS refers to a sadly precise measurement of time shared by an adoring father and a devoted son. This delightful, autobiographical journey is sure to elicit tears and laughter from readers everywhere.
About the Author
BILLY CRYSTAL has created one of the most versatile and prolific careers in the entertainment industry. Beginning with the popular series Soap, he went on to phenomenal success on Saturday Night Live, creating memorable characters, including his impersonation of Sammy Davis Jr. and Fernando of "You Look Mahvelous!" fame. A writer, director, and producer, Crystal was the first comedian to perform in the then-Soviet Union with his HBO special Midnight Train to Moscow. In addition, Crystal has hosted the Grammy Ĺ˝ Awards three times, and, of course, the Oscars eight times. Billy Crystal's children's book, I Already Know I Love You was an instant New York Times bestseller. Some of Crystal's most memorable films include Running Scared, Throw Momma From the Train, The Princess Bride, When Harry Met Sally, City Slickers I and II, Mr. Saturday Night, Forget Paris, Hamlet, Deconstructing Harry, Fathers Day, My Giant, Analyze This and That, America's Sweethearts, and Disney's record-breaking Monsters Inc. Crystal's film 61 for HBO showcased him as a director and a producer, garnering 12 Emmy nominations and the prestigious Directors Guild nomination.
MSRP: $21.95 USA / $29.95 Canada This is a New Copy, but old stock with minor shelf wear on Dust jacket from being handled.