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Nerd do well: a small boy's journey to becoming a big kid
Book 2750/Completed: 2/10/2013

Author:Pegg, Simon, 1970- a big kid / Simon Pegg.
Published:New York : Gotham Books, 2011.
Description:xi, 356 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:PN2598.P367A3 2011
Dewey No.:791.4302/8092 22
ISBN:9781592406814 (hc)
1592406815 (hc)
Notes:Originally published: London : Century, 2010.
From his childhood obsession with science fiction, his enduring friendship with Nick Frost, and his forays into stand-up comedy which began with his regular Monday morning slot in front of his twelve-year-old classmates, actor/comedian/writer/self-proclaimed supergeek Simon Pegg has always had a dangerous case of the funnies. Having landed on the U.S. movie scene in the surprise cult hit Shaun of the Dead, his rise to movie star status has been mercurial and meteoric. Whether recounting his experience working as a lifeguard at the city pool, going to Comic-Con for the first time and confessing to Carrie Fisher that he used to kiss her picture every night before he went to sleep, or meeting and working with heroes that include Peter Jackson, Kevin Smith, and Quentin Tarantino, Pegg offers a hilarious look at the journey to becoming an international superstar, dotted with a cast of memorable characters, and you're rooting for him all the way.--From publisher description.
Includes index.
Subjects:Pegg, Simon, 1970-
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Television actors and actresses -- Great Britain -- Biography.
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