Behind the Laughter, Hidden Tears is the true story of entertainer, comedian and actor Sal Richards, a behind the scenes look that reveals the many obstacles he faced while trying to make it in the business for over fifty years. From dealing with the mob, to the death of his son at age 21, from his big Broadway show closing early because of a terrible snowstorm, to the good and bad times with well known celebrities, it's all here. So strap yourself in and ride the roller coaster with Sal Richards.
"After reading this book, it turns out that the tough guy and funny comedian I always knew asSal Richards, is actually a loving father, grandfather, married 50 years...You know what that means? I think I can kick his ass! You will love this story." - Jay Leno
"Sal Richards tells it all on and off the stage. He's not afraid to mention the good guys and the bad guys. And he takes no prisoners! I loved it and I know you'll love it!" - Jerry Stiller, Actor/Comedian
"The most honest and sincere autobiography I have ever read, unbelievable." - Julius La Rosa, Singer/Actor
"Sal Richards' memoir is a roller coaster ride! It's an amazing account of a man's triumph over tragedy. I enjoyed every minute of it." - Lainie Kazan, Actress/Singer Sal Richards' motivation for the book, came from an award winning documentary of his life. Publisher's website: http://www.strategicpublishinggroup.com/title/BehindTheLaughterHiddenTears.html
|Publisher:||Strategic Book Group, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
After reading, Behind the Laughter, Hidden Tears, I can understand why this was the title for Sal Richard's book. Sal's greatest gift is making people laugh, and the book tells the pain and heartaches he had while doing this so well for so many years. It takes a great deal of courage to live through many of the traumas and situations Sal has had to face in his life. But like a pro, he has lived through the pain and now enjoying his life. The book is easy reading. I can hear Sal speaking the words as I read. For anyone who has had similar situations, Sal's story will help you get through them.