Cheech Is Not My Real Name: ...But Don't Call Me Chong

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An unborn baby with a fatal heart defect . . . a skier submerged for an hour in a frozen Norwegian lake . . . a comatose brain surgery patient whom doctors have declared a "vegetable."

The long-awaited memoir from a counterculture legend. Cheech Marin came of age at an interesting time in America and became a self-made counterculture legend with his other half, Tommy Chong. This insightful memoir delves into how Cheech dodged the draft, formed one of the most successful comedy duos of all time, became the face of the recreational drug movement with the film Up in Smoke, forged a successful solo career with roles in The Lion King and, more recently, Jane the Virgin, and became the owner of the most renowned collection of Chicano art in the world. Written in Cheech's uniquely hilarious voice, this memoir will take you to new highs.
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Cheech Marin is an actor, director, comedian, author, musician, and Chicano art collector. He's also half of a comedy duo called Cheech and Chong, man.
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Grand Central Publishing
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Published on
Mar 14, 2017
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9781455592326
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Language
English
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Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Hispanic & Latino
Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
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