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Bank of Books Author Signing: Kelly Conway
October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
Join us for Bank of Book’s author signing event featuring Kelly Conway on Saturday, October 15 from 1-3pm!
Author Book Signing
“My Dad’s Funnier than Your Dad: Growing Up with Tim Conway in the Funniest House in America”
Sat. Oct 15th 1:00-3:00
Bank of Books
748 E. Main St.
Ventura, CA 93001
My Dad’s Funnier than Your Dad: Growing Up with Tim Conway in the Funniest House in America
by Kelly Conway (Author)
Comic and television star Tim Conway (The Carol Burnett Show, McHale’s Navy, Dorf) enjoyed enormous popular appeal. In this humorous, loving, and surprising memoir, Tim’s eldest of his six children, Kelly, reveals that the Conway home life was as riotous as some of her father’s legendary comedy sketches.
Kelly Conway allows readers an intimate look at an American childhood set in 1970s and 80s Los Angeles, from the studios of CBS to the racetrack of Santa Anita Park where her father taught his kids the art of horse betting. Tim Conway took his hilarious creativity off the set to the family home, where he acted as the ringmaster to six unruly lion cubs – and often lighting the fuse of their short-tempered mother, Mary Anne. Kelly takes us through the fascinating world of entertainment from the lens of her Dad’s television stardom to her own career in costume design and wardrobe styling, using the lessons her father taught her about holding her own in the often cruel world of show business. But it’s not until Kelly realizes that she must find the courage to fight for her dad when he faces a devastating life change that her steadfast commitment to him becomes clear – although it will mean losing life-long relationships, and at times, facing harsh criticism.
“My Dad’s Funnier Than Your Dad” is Kelly’s love letter to her father, an account of the warm, laugh-filled world of her childhood. And when life brings sadness instead of smiles, it’s the mutual respect and fierce devotion that Kelly shares with her famous father which ultimately defines the true meaning of love.