Dean and Me
- A Love Story
- Narrated by: Gregory Jbara
- Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
- Abridged Audiobook
- Release date: 27-10-05
- Language: English
- Publisher: Random House Audio
After that traumatic day, the two wouldn't speak again for 20 years. And while both went on to forge triumphant individual careers, Martin as a movie and television star, recording artist, and nightclub luminary (and charter member of the Rat Pack); Lewis as the groundbreaking writer, producer, director, and star of a series of hugely successful movie comedies, their parting left a hole in the national psyche, as well as in each man's heart.
In a memoir by turns moving, tragic, and hilarious, Jerry Lewis recounts with crystal clarity every step of a 50-year friendship, from the springtime, 1945 afternoon when the two vibrant young performers destined to conquer the world together met on Broadway and Fifty-fourth Street, to their tragic final encounter in the 1990s, when Lewis and his wife ran into Dean Martin, a broken and haunted old man.
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Customer ReviewsMost Helpful
By Carmel on 06-05-16
Loved this book, so interesting.
Would you listen to Dean and Me again? Why?
Yes, I just loved the way he presented it and I love both Dean and Jerry. Great book, and so true to life. LOVED IT>
What did you like best about this story?
down to earth and true.
Which scene was your favorite?
When they got together while Jerry was performing, the surprise visit from Dean. Made me cry then and again while listening to this audiobook, like I was there with them.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
Any additional comments?
Get the book. If you liked Dean and Jerry, you'll love them now.