An Improvised Life

A Memoir

By Alan Arkin
(Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410440402, 237pp.)

Publication Date: September 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, MP3 CD

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From the Oscar-winning co-star of "Little Miss Sunshine," a reflection on what theater--specifically the improvisational sort--has taught him about both craft and life.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2011

Ever since he was 5, Academy Award winner Alan Arkin knew he was going to be an actor. When he started performing with Chicago's Second City troupe, he fell in love with improvisation. His new memoir, An Improvised Life, describes how he has made it all up along the way. More at

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