Nerd Do Well

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Random House, Oct 14, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 368 pages
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Zombies in North London, death cults in the West Country, the engineering deck of the Enterprise: Simon Pegg has been ploughing some bizarre furrows in recent times. Having blasted onto the small screens with his now legendary sitcom Spaced, his rise to nation's favourite son status has been mercurial, meteoric, megatronnic, but mostly just plain great.

From his childhood (and subsequently adult) obsession with Star Wars, his often passionate friendship with Nick Frost, and his forays into stand-up which began with his regular Monday morning slot in front of his 12-year-old classmates, this is a joyous tale of a homegrown superstar and a local boy made good.

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User Review  - Gavin - Goodreads

Simon Pegg the writer isn't that far off of Simon Pegg the actor. Funny, quirky, and thoroughly enjoyable. This autobiography tells a lot more of his formative years in school, about positive teachers ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Ever since I went to see Shaun of the Dead in theaters on my 22nd birthday, I've closely followed the work of both Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright. They're extremely talented individuals who I believe ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Simon Pegg is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and author. Best known for his roles in Spaced, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, he also plays Scotty Star Trek.

Simon lives in London with his wife and daughter. This is his first book.

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