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Kotter's Back

E-mails from a Faded Celebrity to a Bewildered World

About The Book

When fifty-eight-year-old Gabe Kaplan, perhaps best known for his performance in the title role of the popular seventies sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter, got an e-mail asking him to participate in a show called Celebrity Boxing, he couldn't resist the urge to have a little fun with the request. After exchanging a series of ludicrous e-mails with the show's talent coordinator in a mock-serious attempt at negotiation, Gabe was inspired to start a prank e-mail campaign. The result is this hilarious collection of correspondence. See how people react to Gabe Kaplan's absurd claims that he:

* has slept with more women than Wilt Chamberlain
* is an expert at Cossack dancing
* thinks he's smart enough to become a member of MENSA
* wants his image on a U.S. postage stamp
* would like NASA to send him into orbit with Jimmy Carter and Dr. J
* and many more!


Witty, irreverent, and ridiculously comical, Gabe's e-mails and the responses he receives are sure to entertain anyone with a taste for the surreal.

About The Author

Gabe Kaplan is best known for his role as Gabe Kotter in the 1970s sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter. He also plays poker frequently and is a commentator for poker events and televised poker shows. 

Product Details

  • Publisher: Gallery Books (June 26, 2007)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416935025

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