Item description for Within Reach: An Inspirational Journey into the Life, Legacy and Influence of Billy Barty by Michael Copeland & Debra Copeland...
Overview In this book you will find many heart-warming stories, sentiments, and recollections from people who loved Billy Barty. He was not only the co-founder of the organization "The Little People of America," but was in entertainment for more than seventy years. You will read excerpts from well-known stars, reminisce with people from the casts of popular TV series, and laugh at memories from comedians and impressionists. Lastly you will be inspired from fans and family alike in this wonderful tribute to their friend, co-worker, brother, uncle, dad, and hero - Billy Barty.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.42" Width: 6.28" Height: 0.88" Weight: 1.18 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2003
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1591603927 ISBN13 9781591603924
Availability 65 units. Availability accurate as of May 26, 2017 03:17.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Within Reach: An Inspirational Journey into the Life, Legacy and Influence of Billy Barty?
Billy Barty remembered Sep 14, 2008
When we got this book, we thought it was a biography, and since we are related to him, we wanted to hear more about his family. It was a collection of remembrances of Billy Barty by famous people who knew him. It was different than we expected, but still interesting.
A remarkable testimony, memorial, and treasure trove Apr 9, 2003
Within Reach: An Inspirational Journey into the Life, Legacy and Influence of Billy Barty is a remarkable testimony, memorial, and treasure trove of admiration for Billy Barty, the Hollywood film actor whose most enduring legacy is perhaps his co-founding of the organization "The Little People of America". Compiled and written by Michael Copeland (one of Billy Barty's nephews) and his wife Debra Copeland, Within Reach is a compendium of anecdotes from a wide range of famous people who remember and reminisce about Billy Barty. Within Reach is suggested reading for all Billy Barty fans. Also highly recommended is the Billy Barty website ...
Within Reach Mar 4, 2003
Knowing how much of an impact Billy Barty had on my life, it was amazing to see how many other peoples lives had experienced the same thing. Billy Barty touched the world in a way that not many are able to. I don't see how anyone could read this book and not find themselves walking away with more than they came with!
When shopping, reach for Within Reach Mar 4, 2003
In an age where celebrity bios seem to focus more on carnal antics rather than acting ability or achievements, "Within Reach" is a breath of fresh air. Filled with anecdotes and reminiscences of the late, great Billy Barty by many of his coworkers and fans, the authors Copeland achieve a touching and enjoyable tribute to a beloved actor and celebrated activist.
Touched and Inspired Feb 25, 2003
A friend of mine recommended this book because I enjoy reading biographies. I was familiar with some of the roles Billy Barty portrayed over his career, but was amazed to learn the full extent of his professional achievements. To achieve so much, and give so much, with all of the challenges he personally faced. Amazing. I loved reading the stories written by all of the famous people he worked with. "Within Reach" was a most enjoyable and inspirational read. A true gem.