The Tao of Bill Murray : real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing / by Gavin Edwards ; illustrations by R. Sikoryak.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Bill Murray is one of the world's most beloved celebrities--but his off-screen antics rival his filmography for sheer entertainment value. Gavin Edwards traveled the country to the places where Murray has lived, worked, and partied, and interviewed everyone from rock stars to bartenders, in search of the most epic, outrageous, and hilarious Bill Murray stories from the past four decades, many of which have never before been reported.
    • Content Notes:
      Author's Note -- Introduction -- The Ten Principles of Bill -- The Films of Bill Murray -- Acknowledgments -- Sources -- Index.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-341) and index.
      Includes filmography.
    • Other Titles:
      Real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing.
    • ISBN:
      9780812998702
      0812998707
    • Accession Number:
      2016008566
    • Accession Number:
      ocn946987418
      946987418
    • Accession Number:
      fay.506477
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      EDWARDS, G.; SIKORYAK, R. The Tao of Bill Murray : real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing. [s. l.]: Random House, 2016. ISBN 9780812998702. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.506477. Acesso em: 6 dez. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Edwards G, Sikoryak R. The Tao of Bill Murray : Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing. Random House; 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.506477. Accessed December 6, 2019.
    • APA:
      Edwards, G., & Sikoryak, R. (2016). The Tao of Bill Murray : real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing. Random House. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.506477
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Edwards, Gavin, and R. Sikoryak. 2016. The Tao of Bill Murray : Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing. Random House. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.506477.
    • Harvard:
      Edwards, G. and Sikoryak, R. (2016) The Tao of Bill Murray : real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing. Random House. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.506477 (Accessed: 6 December 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Edwards, G & Sikoryak, R 2016, The Tao of Bill Murray : real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing, Random House, viewed 6 December 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Edwards, Gavin, and R. Sikoryak. The Tao of Bill Murray : Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing. Random House, 2016. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.506477.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Edwards, Gavin, and R. Sikoryak. The Tao of Bill Murray : Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing. Random House, 2016. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.506477.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Edwards G, Sikoryak R. The Tao of Bill Murray : real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing [Internet]. Random House; 2016 [cited 2019 Dec 6]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.506477

Reviews

LJ Reviews 2016 August #1

Bill Murray the actor takes a backseat to Murray the trickster figure in this collection of notable, implausible, even inexplicable offscreen appearances. Whether it's crashing a karaoke party, photobombing engagement pics, or covering a stranger's eyes and asking, "Guess who?" Murray comes across as a man set on adding a surreal moment to people's lives before saying, "no one will ever believe you," and walking away. Is there a method to Murray's madness? Edwards (Last Night at the Viper Room) posits ten principles comprising the tao of Murray such as "invite yourself to the party" and "your spirit will follow your body." Each tenet is backed by firsthand accounts and interviews, making for a hilarious read—occasionally heartwarming, sometimes head-scratching. It's easy to find Murray stories, but the author's attempt to make sense of them adds a new dimension. His access to celebrities (including an interview with Murray himself) strengthens this work, which concludes with a 100-page retrospective of the subject's movies with anecdotes from each one. VERDICT Sure to please Murray fans, this book would do well as a companion to Robert Schnakenberg's The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray.—Terry Bosky, Madison, WI

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