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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The Life of Akmal
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'At the age of 11 Akmal Saleh's parents gathered up their children and left Egypt headed for Australian shores. Growing up in a typical Sydney suburb, Akmal began to recognise the differences between his Arab heritage and the Australian way of life, which would later shape him as a comedian. Akmal began his comedy career going by the name Peter so he could get booked in RSL clubs and it wasn't before long that Akmal displayed his uncanny gift to walk on stage and instantly have the audience eating out of the palm of his hand. After only a few years Akmal become one of the most sort after acts touring with international comedians such as Steven Wright, Ben Elton and The Amazing Johnathan.

'This book, like the hugely successful The Sound Of Laughter by UK comedian Peter Kay, charts Akmal's early life in Egypt with his eccentric family to his first gigs at Bikie conventions (coming on stage before the strippers), his marriage, his ever increasing success both on stage and TV towards becoming one of the best known and loved comedians in Australia.' (From the publisher's website.)

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    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Ebury Press , 2010 .
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      Extent: 293p.
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      ISBN: 9781741668759 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

In Short : Nonfiction Conrad Walters , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 May 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of The Life of Akmal Akmal Saleh , 2010 single work autobiography
Non-Fiction Bill Perrett , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 6 March 2010; (p. 27)

— Review of The Life of Akmal Akmal Saleh , 2010 single work autobiography
Non-Fiction Bill Perrett , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 6 March 2010; (p. 27)

— Review of The Life of Akmal Akmal Saleh , 2010 single work autobiography
In Short : Nonfiction Conrad Walters , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 May 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of The Life of Akmal Akmal Saleh , 2010 single work autobiography
Last amended 28 Aug 2017 08:03:38
Subjects:
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    Egypt,
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    North Africa, Africa,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
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