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Bruce Jay Friedman.

M. F. Schulz

Bruce Jay Friedman.

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    With its hilariously honest look at the single male in America -- from his apartment furnishings to his career struggles to his dating habits -- Bruce Jay Friedman's book The Lonely Guy's Book of Life quickly became a hit when it first appeared in , winning raves from critics and inspiring Steve Martin's classic cult comedy The Lonely Guy. Bruce Jay Friedman (Author) Bruce Jay Friedman lives in New York City. A novelist, short story writer, playwright, memoirist, and screenwriter, he is the author of nineteen books, including Stern (), A Mother's Kisses (), The Lonely Guy's Book of Life (), and Luc. Novelist, playwright and short-story writer, and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Bruce Jay Friedman was born in New York City on Ap , and raised in The Bronx by his parents, Irving and Molly (Liebowitz) Friedman.


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