My Mother Was Nuts - Chapters 13 through 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 13 through 15 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 13: A Work in Progress

After the play run ended in Durango, Penny decided to move to Los Angeles. Two friends were going to Los Angeles so she decided to ride along with them. Garry's career was on the rise. After serving in Korea for two years, Garry had tried his hand at stand-up comedy and writing jokes. In 1961, he moved to Los Angeles to write for Joey Bishop and Johnny Carson which was where he met Jerry Belson who would become his writing partner. They wrote for several high profile successful TV shows including "The Lucy Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Garry helped Penny get started in show biz.

Penny met Fred Roos an agent who represented Harrison Ford, Teri Garr and Cindy Williams. Garry moved Penny to another apartment and provided her with the name...

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