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You and Me Babe

You and Me Babe

(1974)
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Published to acclaim in 1974 - and substantially rewritten and expanded in this new edition - You and Me, Babe was the New York Times best-seller that launched Chuck Barris's career as a top-selling author. But unlike his later books (Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Bad Grass Never Dies), You and Me, Babe is the irresistible combination of a truly affecting love story motored by Barris's classic brand of unique humor.

Set in 1960s New York City, the novel centers on Tommy, a blue-collar schemer, who sets out to marry Sammy, an opinionated but dysfunctional young heiress with enough smarts to stand up to his shenanigans, though not enough to see his true motives. Her parents, however, see all too clearly, and when Tommy and Sammy announce their intention to marry, the family disinherits their firebrand daughter. Not to worry: Tommy has fallen in love with Sammy in the meantime, and the couple's fortune and fame all on their own becomes the source for this winning, and ultimately moving, New York tale.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 1974 : UK Hardback
Title: You and Me Babe
Author(s): Chuck Barris
ISBN: 0-340-18702-6 / 978-0-340-18702-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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March 1974 : USA Hardback
Title: You and Me, Babe
Author(s): Chuck Barris
ISBN: 0-06-120342-4 / 978-0-06-120342-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper's Magazine Press
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Paperback Editions

May 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: You and Me, Babe: A Novel
Author(s): Chuck Barris
ISBN: 0-7867-1511-1 / 978-0-7867-1511-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Da Capo Press
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October 1980 : USA Paperback
Title: You and Me Babe
Author(s): Chuck Barris
ISBN: 0-671-81654-3 / 978-0-671-81654-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books (Mm)
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 1976 : UK Paperback
Title: You and Me Babe (Coronet Books)
Author(s): Chuck Barris
ISBN: 0-340-21017-6 / 978-0-340-21017-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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February 1975 : USA Paperback
Title: Title: You and Me Babe
Author(s): Chuck barris
ISBN: 0-671-78819-1 / 978-0-671-78819-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

December 2002 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Movie-Tie In: An Unauthorized Autobiography
Author(s): Chuck Barris
ISBN: 0-7435-2937-5 / 978-0-7435-2937-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2005 : UK Kindle edition
Title: You and Me, Babe: A Novel
Author(s): Chuck Barris
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Availability: Amazon UK   



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