Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler

by Stephanie Watson

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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This contemporary biography series profiles the lives of some of today's most prominent newsmakers; whether covering contributions and achievements or notorious deeds, books in this series examine why these well-known people garner public attention.; This book covers the life and career of actress and comedian Amy Poehler. The title follows Poehler from childhood and her struggling comedic career before landing a role on Saturday Night Live. The book also deals with Poehler's personal life, as well as; Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture. Through quotations from the individual profiled as well

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420508833
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/08/2013
Series: People in the News Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: Changing the Course of Comedy 6

Chapter 1 Boston Born and Bred 11

Chapter 2 An Upright Citizen 22

Chapter 3 Live from New York! 33

Chapter 4 Baby Mama 48

Chapter 5 Playing Politics 61

Notes 78

Important Dates 87

For More Information 90

Index 92

Picture Credits 95

About the Author 96

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