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Up Till Now Audiobook

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Written by William Shatner

Narrated by William Shatner

Published on May 13, 2008

Audio is 1020 hours

About Up Till Now:

This is the story of William Shatner’s half-century career and private life. The audio will take readers from the streets of Montreal to regional theatre, where Shatner was once called upon to replace Christopher Plummer as Henry V— in a role he had never rehearsed, with actors he had never met. It will describe his early TV work and movies, among them Roger Corman’s The Intruder, a movie about racism filmed in the south in 1961; Kingdom of the Spiders, in which he costarred with 30,000 tarantulas; and Incubus, the only film ever made in the language of Esperanto.

It will include his private life, including the complete story of the drowning death of his third wife. It will include stories from three other series, T.J. Hooker, Rescue 911—which saved more than 240 lives—and Boston Legal, as well as his work on Third Rock from the Sun, for which he won his first Emmy for playing “the Big Giant Head.”

And of course, it will include the story of Star Trek; how it came about and how it affected him—and fans—concluding with the story of a taxi driver who told Shatner he’d been a prisoner in Vietnam and that pretending they were the Star Trek crew kept him and his fellow inmates sane. And yes, it will include his singing and commercials and quiz show hosting and award show hosting and the greatest practical joke ever played, Invasion, Iowa, not to mention the story about Shatner being invited into a cage with Koko the Gorilla—who wanted to take him back to her bedcage.

After almost 60 years, William Shatner has become one of our most beloved entertainers. And as evidenced by Comedy Central’s roast, “The Shat Hits the Fan,” Shatner gets the joke. For the first time, William Shatner shares with listeners the remarkable, full story of his life.

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The riotous, self-deprecating story of William Shatner’s life, by the man himself

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William Shatner played Captain Kirk of the USS Enterprise on Star Trek from 1966 to 1969 and in seven Star Trek movies. He also played Police Sergeant T.J Hooker, from 1982 to 1986, and has worked as a musician, producer, director, and celebrity pitchman, recently for Priceline.com. He has won two Emmys and a Golden Globe for his role as attorney Denny Crane on the TV drama Boston Legal.
David Fisher is the author of more than a dozen bestselling books, among them Gracie with George Burns, What’s What, the first visual reference book, and the novel The War Magician. He has written extensively for national magazines and newspapers.

,“Listeners will enjoy Shatner’s quirky speaking pattern…At other times, Shatner almost whispers into the microphone, creating an intimate connection between himself and the listener.” —Publishers Weekly

Up Till Now was published on May 13, 2008.

The Up Till Now Audiobook is 1020 hours. Speechify has the Abridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in Up Till Now

Up Till Now includes the following subjects: Television / History & Criticism. The BISAC Subject Code is Biography & Autobiography, Entertainment & Performing Arts.

About the Author(s) of Up Till Now

The author of Up Till Now is William Shatner.

About the Narrator of Up Till Now Audiobook

The narrator for the Up Till Now Audiobook is William Shatner.

Up Till Now Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427204160. The ISBN-13 is 9781427204165.

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