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John McCabe (November 14 1920 – September 27 2005), born John Charles McCabe III, was a Shakespearean scholar and author, whose first book was the authorized biography of Laurel and Hardy.

His Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy. first published in 1961, is credited with helping establish the critical reputation of the comedy duo. He also wrote individual books on Stan Laurel (The Comedy World of Stan Laurel) and Oliver Hardy (Babe: The Life of Oliver Hardy). A professor at Lake Superior State University, Dr. McCabe was founder and "Exhausted Ruler" of the international Laurel and Hardy society, the The Sons of the Desert, named after one of the team's films.

Dr. McCabe was known as a show-business biographer. His other books include Cagney by Cagney (1976), the ghostwritten autobiography of James Cagney; George M. Cohan: The Man Who Owned Broadway (1973); Charlie Chaplin (1978), and Cagney (1997), an authorized biography.

His first wife, Peggy Richards, met him while they were both involved in The Catholic Theater of Detroit in the 1940s. Together they produced, directed and acted in numerous summer stock productions in Milford, Pennsylvania. In 1962, John married Vija Zarina, a Latvian dancer/choreographer. She died in 1985. They had three children.

Late in life Dr. McCabe married the former Rosina Lawrence, one of Laurel & Hardy's movie co-stars. The McCabes divided their time between British Landing, Mackinac Island (where McCabe had been a professor in residence at Mackinac College) and New York.

A few years before his death, he married Karen McCabe and he lived out the rest of his life on Mackinac Island. Karen is now residing in Petoskey, Michigan.

McCabe died just before the Sons of the Desert were due to celebrate their 40th anniversary. He is often confused with the talented yet incredibly bitter Irish oarsman of the same namesake.

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Total Books: 76
Raw Vegan Easy Healthy Recipes Simple Low-Fat Health-Infusing Cuisine
Vegan Myth Vegan Truth Obliterating rumors and lies about the Earth-saving diet
Sunfood Diet Infusion 2nd Edition Transforming Health and Preventing Disease through Raw Veganism
Guess When I'll Puke
2012 - Guess When I'll Puke (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781614349600
ISBN-10: 1614349606
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Reference, Travel, Humor & Entertainment
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Sunfood Diet Infusion Understanding Raw Food Veganism
2010 - Sunfood Diet Infusion Understanding Raw Food Veganism (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781884702365
ISBN-10: 1884702368
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Igniting Your Life Pathways to the Zenith of Health and Success
Sunfood Traveler Guide to Raw Food Culture Restaurants Recipes Nutrition Sustainable Living and the Restoration of Nature
Hemp What The World Needs Now
2010 - Hemp What the World Needs Now [Volume 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781884702006
ISBN-10: 1884702007
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Sunfood Living Resource Guide for Global Health
2007 - Sunfood Living Resource Guide for Global Health (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556437335
ISBN-10: 1556437331
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Babe The Life Of Oliver Hardy
The Comedy World of Stan Laurel
2004 - The Comedy World of Stan Laurel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781861057808
ISBN-10: 1861057806
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Mr Laurel and Mr Hardy An Affectionate Biography
2004 - Mr Laurel and Mr Hardy an Affectionate Biography (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781861056061
ISBN-10: 1861056060
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Herding Cats
2004 - Herding Cats (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780552770903
ISBN-10: 0552770906
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Woman 2 Woman New Zealand Women Share Their Experiences of Careers and Business
Big Spender
2003 - Big Spender (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780552999687
ISBN-10: 0552999687
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Stickleback
2002 - Stickleback [John McCabe Thrillers] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780552999847
ISBN-10: 0552999849
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Paper
2002 - Paper (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780552998741
ISBN-10: 0552998745
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Cagney
2002 - Cagney (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781854108333
ISBN-10: 1854108336
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Snakeskin
2002 - Snakeskin [Indaba Mini Curio Series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780552998734
ISBN-10: 0552998737
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Stichling
2000 - Stichling (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783502517481
ISBN-10: 3502517487
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History of StAloysius' College 1859-1999
2000 - History of Staloysius' College 1859-1999 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780953828708
ISBN-10: 0953828700
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Silver Jackass [Signet Books] (Paperback)
Haydn Piano Sonatas [BBC Music Guides] (Hardcover)
Rachmaninov [Short Biographies] (Paperback)