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karyn

karyn richmond, VA, United States Member Since 2010
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  • "SO hilarious"

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    This is another book that I will listen to again and again. I bought this one because it was a best seller, having never watched her on SNL and watched 30 rock a handful of times I wasn't sure what to expect. This has changed me into a 30 Rock fan as well as a Tina Fey fan and I really hope she writes another book!

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    Bossypants

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Tina Fey
    • Narrated By Tina Fey
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    Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. She has seen both these dreams come true. At last, Tina Fey's story can be told....

    Warren says: "Tina Fey broke my new SUV"
  • "Fascinating listen"

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    Even if you have been over saturated by this "made for tv" real life drama about a group of kids from the Valley burglarizing some of Hollywood's elite, there is something for you in this book. Instead of regurgitating everything that's already known about this case, the author goes deeper and backs up the facts with a psychological study about narcissism in today's society, and does it in a way that's entertaining and engaging. I highly recommend this one!

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    The Bling Ring: How a Gang of Fame-Obsessed Teens Ripped Off Hollywood and Shocked the World

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Nancy Jo Sales
    • Narrated By Kathleen Mary Carthy
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    Over the course of a year, the members of the now infamous Bling Ring allegedly burglarized some of the biggest names in young Hollywood. Driven by celebrity worship, vanity, and the desire to look and dress like the rich and famous, these seven teenagers made headlines for using Google maps, Facebook, and TMZ to track the comings and goings of their targets. Many of the houses were unlocked. Alarms disabled. A "perfect" crime - celebrities already had so much, why shouldn't the Bling Ring take their share?

    readergal says: "great narration"
  • "One of My Favorites!"

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    There are alot of authors out there who should farm out the reading of their books. This is NOT one of them. I don't even watch Kathy's show nor have I seen any of her stand up but I absolutely love this book. I have listened to it over and over again. It's not a straight comedy routine. This book is about growing up, struggling to make it and some scary plastic surgery story. The reading is entertaining and engaging and I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys memoirs and humor!

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    Official Book Club Selection

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Kathy Griffin
    • Narrated By Kathy Griffin
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    Official Book Club Selection is Kathy Griffin unplugged, uncensored, and unafraid to dish about what really happens on the road, away from the cameras, and at the star party after the show. (It's also her big chance to score that coveted book club endorsement she's always wanted. Are you there, Oprah? It's me, Kathy.)

    SHEILA says: "Kathy Griffin"
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A Peek at Jill's Bookshelf

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Jill's greatest hits:
  • Girl Walks into a Bar...: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle

    "I laughed, I cried..."

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    What did you love best about Girl Walks into a Bar...?

    Just all of Rachel's awkward moments, from being offered nothing but lesbian roles, to accidentally ending up on a date with a gay guy.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Girl Walks into a Bar...?

    The email from her baby's uncle-to-be. I was crying on the subway.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I was pretty amused by all the metaphysical stuff. For example, when she went to see a channeler who becomes Kendra, the vaguely Indian-sounding spirit guide.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, it was very engaging.


    Any additional comments?

    I have to admit, I was initially more interested in the show biz/SNL part, which is really only the first, say, 15% of the book. But it was so entertaining and such a sweet story that I got sucked into the rest of it.

  • Melissa Explains It All: Tales from My Abnormally Normal Life

    "Engaging Yet Hammy, Like Nickelodeon Acting"

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    What did you like best about Melissa Explains It All? What did you like least?

    I loved hearing about how Melissa got started as a child actor: being brought to auditions by her mom, with her gaggle of siblings; being rewarded with new toys for bagging commercials?! Crazy.


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    The most interesting aspect is that she seems to have turned out pretty normal (with an expected degree of self-involvement, but then again, it's a memoir).

    The least interesting aspect is her relatively normal life these days: I was semi-interested in her meeting her husband and whatnot but then there's a whole chapter where she describes different types of theme parties she's planned and I'm shouting "Why am I listening to this??" (and I love theme parties).


    Do you think Melissa Explains It All needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    No thank you.


  • Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live

    "Surprisingly Boring"

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    Would you try another book from Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller and/or Christopher Burns and Eric Conger ?

    I would probably stay away from these authors. The narration was ok.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller again?

    Probably not.


    Did the narration match the pace of the story?

    The narration was weird. There were like 6 different narrators, alternating the quotes by the actors and writers. It was weird to have someone else do the voice of an actor you know, but fine. At times, I felt the narration was over-acted, but I got used to it.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Live from New York?

    The book is basically just a series of quotes that tell the story. That's fine, but I think it could have moved faster if they summarized more and used fewer quotes. The early years were especially boring to me, but maybe that's because I don't remember them.


    Any additional comments?

    I'm a big fan of SNL and I'm glad I know more about the history of the show now. It was just a little tedious at times.

  • Happy Accidents

    "Bravely Honest"

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    If you could sum up Happy Accidents in three words, what would they be?

    funny, fascinating, enlightening


    What other book might you compare Happy Accidents to and why?

    Any other funny lady memoir. It's like a darker Bossy Pants. Or an older Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? Probably most similar to Rachel Dratch's A Girl Walks Into A Bar or even Dick Van Dyke's My Lucky Life...


    What does Jane Lynch and Carol Burnett (foreword) bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Obviously you want to hear Jane Lynch's voice when reading her memoir.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    One moment with her step-daughter which I won't spoil for you. Just in general, her struggles with her sexuality and alcoholism were moving and illuminating.


    Any additional comments?

    This is the best memoir I've read since Bossypants. Jane Lynch's life is fascinating, lucky, and at times, embarrassing. Definitely worth a read.

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  • "Great book--great listen!"

    43 of 46 helpful votes

    She's just amazing and I thoroughly enjoyed this book! She takes us from her life as a kid in Philly to writing/starring/producing 30 Rock with the sharp wit and self deprecation that we've come to know her for. It's especially interesting to listen to what's going on behind the scenes at SNL or 30 Rock and how certain decisions were made (Sarah Palin, casting 30 Rock, etc...)

    And of course, her asides are hilarious.

    Loved it!

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    Bossypants

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Tina Fey
    • Narrated By Tina Fey
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    Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. She has seen both these dreams come true. At last, Tina Fey's story can be told....

    Warren says: "Tina Fey broke my new SUV"

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  • 4.9 (21 ratings)
    Los Papeles de Facundo Cabral, Vol. 1 (Texto Completo) [The Papers of Facundo Cabral, Vol. 1 ] (






UNABRIDGED) by Facundo Cabral Narrated by Facundo Cabral

    Los Papeles de Facundo Cabral, Vol. 1 (Texto Completo) [The Papers of Facundo Cabral, Vol. 1 ]

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 1 min)
    • By Facundo Cabral
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    El autor comparte algunas reflexiones y muchas anécdotas. Este trabajo incluye testimonios elegidos por el autor como el Sermón de la montaña, la parábola del hijo prodigo, los Mayas, San francisco de Asís, Los Pieles Rojas, Gandhi, la Madre Teresa de Calcuta, entre otros.

  • 4.3 (17225 ratings)
    Bossypants (






UNABRIDGED) by Tina Fey Narrated by Tina Fey

    Bossypants

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Tina Fey
    • Narrated By Tina Fey
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    Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. She has seen both these dreams come true. At last, Tina Fey's story can be told....

    Warren says: "Tina Fey broke my new SUV"
  • 4.4 (3242 ratings)
    Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography (






UNABRIDGED) by Rob Lowe Narrated by Rob Lowe

    Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Rob Lowe
    • Narrated By Rob Lowe
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    A teen idol at 15, an international icon and founder of the Brat Pack at 20, and one of Hollywood's top stars to this day, Rob Lowe chronicles his experiences. Never mean-spirited or salacious, Lowe delivers unexpected glimpses into his successes, disappointments, relationships, and one-of-a-kind encounters with people who shaped our world over the last 25 years. These stories are as entertaining as they are unforgettable.

    N. Belle says: "Great Book and Great Story"
  • 4.3 (1622 ratings)
    American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot (






UNABRIDGED) by Craig Ferguson Narrated by Craig Ferguson

    American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot

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    • By Craig Ferguson
    • Narrated By Craig Ferguson
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    In American on Purpose, Craig Ferguson delivers a moving and achingly funny memoir of living the American dream as he journeys from the mean streets of Glasgow, Scotland, to the comedic promised land of Hollywood. Along the way he stumbles through several attempts to make his mark - as a punk rock musician, a construction worker, a bouncer, and, tragically, a modern dancer.

    Diane says: "Unabashedly Honest"
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  • 4.5 (1274 ratings)
    Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography (






UNABRIDGED) by Walter Isaacson Narrated by Dylan Baker, Walter Isaacson

    Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

    • UNABRIDGED (25 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated By Dylan Baker, Walter Isaacson
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    In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Walter Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs' family members and key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, this is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.

    john says: "More man, less tech, might have made a better book"
  • 4.3 (961 ratings)
    This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection (






UNABRIDGED) by Carol Burnett Narrated by Carol Burnett

    This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Carol Burnett
    • Narrated By Carol Burnett
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    Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won 25 Emmys in its remarkable 11-year run. Now, in This Time Together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another.

    Robin says: "Do not listen while driving"
  • 4.5 (926 ratings)
    Open: An Autobiography (






UNABRIDGED) by Andre Agassi Narrated by Erik Davies

    Open: An Autobiography

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Andre Agassi
    • Narrated By Erik Davies
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    From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography. Agassi brings a near-photographic memory to every pivotal match and every relationship. Never before has the inner game of tennis and the outer game of fame been so precisely limned.

    Patrick says: "Just an Incredible Story!"
  • Bossypants (






UNABRIDGED) by Tina Fey Narrated by Tina Fey

    Bossypants

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Tina Fey
    • Narrated By Tina Fey
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    Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. She has seen both these dreams come true. At last, Tina Fey's story can be told....

    Warren says: "Tina Fey broke my new SUV"
  • Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) (






UNABRIDGED) by Mindy Kaling Narrated by Mindy Kaling, Michael Schur

    Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Mindy Kaling
    • Narrated By Mindy Kaling, Michael Schur
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    Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this, and then I swear I’ll shut up about it?”

    Tabitha says: "Love it!"
  • Seriously...I'm Kidding (






UNABRIDGED) by Ellen DeGeneres Narrated by Ellen DeGeneres

    Seriously...I'm Kidding

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Ellen DeGeneres
    • Narrated By Ellen DeGeneres
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    "I've experienced a whole lot the last few years and I have a lot to share. So I hope that you'll take a moment to sit back, relax and enjoy the words I've put together for you in this book. I think you'll find I've left no stone unturned, no door unopened, no window unbroken, no rug unvacuumed, no ivories untickled. What I'm saying is, let us begin, shall we?" (Ellen DeGeneres)

    Julie says: "Not so much."
  • Love Life (






UNABRIDGED) by Rob Lowe Narrated by Rob Lowe

    Love Life

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Rob Lowe
    • Narrated By Rob Lowe
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    Love Life serves up another delicious selection of intimate stories and observations from Rob Lowe's life, told with humor, warmth, and brutal honesty. After writing his acclaimed debut effort, Lowe felt he had more stories to share and many more friends to introduce. The result is a touching memoir about the business and craft of acting, the pitfalls of success, family, love, and much more.

    LESLIE DOHENY-HANKS says: "Insightful, interesting and uplifting"
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  • Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography (






UNABRIDGED) by Rob Lowe Narrated by Rob Lowe

    Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Rob Lowe
    • Narrated By Rob Lowe
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    A teen idol at 15, an international icon and founder of the Brat Pack at 20, and one of Hollywood's top stars to this day, Rob Lowe chronicles his experiences. Never mean-spirited or salacious, Lowe delivers unexpected glimpses into his successes, disappointments, relationships, and one-of-a-kind encounters with people who shaped our world over the last 25 years. These stories are as entertaining as they are unforgettable.

    N. Belle says: "Great Book and Great Story"
  • Diary of a Mad Diva (






UNABRIDGED) by Joan Rivers Narrated by Joan Rivers

    Diary of a Mad Diva

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Joan Rivers
    • Narrated By Joan Rivers
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    Following up the phenomenal success of her headline-making New York Times best seller I Hate Everyone...Starting with Me, the unstoppable Joan Rivers is at it again. When her daughter Melissa gives her a diary for Christmas, at first Joan is horrified - who the hell does Melissa think she is? That fat pig, Bridget Jones? But as Joan, being both beautiful and introspective, begins to record her day-to-day musings, she realizes she has a lot to say.

    J. D. Beck says: "I love Joan Rivers but..."
  • Girl Walks into a Bar...: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle (






UNABRIDGED) by Rachel Dratch Narrated by Rachel Dratch

    Girl Walks into a Bar...: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Rachel Dratch
    • Narrated By Rachel Dratch
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    Anyone who saw an episode of Saturday Night Live between 1999 and 2006 knows Rachel Dratch. She was hilarious! So what happened to her? After a misbegotten part as Jenna on the pilot of 30 Rock, Dratch was only getting offered roles as "Lesbians. Secretaries. Sometimes secretaries who are lesbians." Her career at a low point, Dratch suddenly had time for yoga, dog- sitting, learning Spanish - and dating. After all, what did a forty-something single woman living in New York have to lose?

    Jeanine says: "Could not stop listening"
  • Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story (






UNABRIDGED) by Arnold Schwarzenegger Narrated by Stephen Lang, Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Arnold Schwarzenegger
    • Narrated By Stephen Lang, Arnold Schwarzenegger
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    Chronicling his embodiment of the American Dream, Total Recall covers Schwarzenegger's high-stakes journey to the United States, from creating the international bodybuilding industry out of the sands of Venice Beach, to breathing life into cinema's most iconic characters, and becoming one of the leading political figures of our time. Proud of his accomplishments and honest about his regrets, Schwarzenegger spares nothing in sharing his amazing story.

    Russell says: "Totally Worth It"
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  • Life (






UNABRIDGED) by Keith Richards, James Fox Narrated by Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley

    Life

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Keith Richards, James Fox
    • Narrated By Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley
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    Now at last Keith Richards pauses to tell his story in the most anticipated autobiography in decades. And what a story! Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records in a coldwater flat with Mick Jagger and Brian Jones, building a sound and a band out of music they loved. Finding fame and success as a bad-boy band, only to find themselves challenged by authorities everywhere....

    Jesse says: "Ins and outs"
  • Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl (






UNABRIDGED) by Jase Robertson, Mark Schlabach (contributor) Narrated by Jase Robertson, Missy Robertson

    Good Call: Reflections on Faith, Family, and Fowl

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Jase Robertson, Mark Schlabach (contributor)
    • Narrated By Jase Robertson, Missy Robertson
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    The closer we look at the Robertson family, the more we discover the substance and authenticity below the surface of these well-known TV characters. In this enlightening audiobook, Jase Robertson gives us a deep look behind his funnyman exterior. In addition to stories of life in the Robertson family and epic tales of hunting of all kinds, listeners will get an inside look at Jase’s personal faith in the Creator of the outdoors he so dearly loves.

    Jonathan says: "Entertaining and Inspiring"
  • The 50th Law (






UNABRIDGED) by 50 Cent, Robert Greene Narrated by 50 Cent, Robert Greene

    The 50th Law

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By 50 Cent, Robert Greene
    • Narrated By 50 Cent, Robert Greene
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    In The 50th Law, hip hop and pop culture icon 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson) joins forces with Robert Greene, best-selling author of The 48 Laws of Power, to write a "bible" for success in life and work based on a single principle: fear nothing. With intimate stories from 50 Cent's life on the streets and in the boardroom as he rose to fame after the release of his album Get Rich or Die Tryin', as well as examples of others who have overcome adversity through understanding and practicing the 50th Law.

    David says: "A solid and well thought out book."
  • Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life (






UNABRIDGED) by Steve Martin Narrated by Steve Martin

    Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life

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    • Narrated By Steve Martin
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    In the mid-70s, Steve Martin exploded onto the comedy scene. By 1978 he was the biggest concert draw in the history of stand-up. In 1981 he quit forever. Born Standing Up is, in his own words, the story of "why I did stand-up and why I walked away".

    Andrew says: "Fantastic"
  • Swingin' at the Savoy (






UNABRIDGED) by Norma Miller, Evette Jensen Narrated by Bettye Zoller Seitz

    Swingin' at the Savoy

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    • By Norma Miller, Evette Jensen
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    Dancer, award-winning choreographer, show producer, stand-up comedienne, TV/film actress, and author, Norma Miller shares her touching historical memoir of Harlem's legendary Savoy Ballroom and the phenomenal music and dance craze that "spread the power of Swing across the world like Wildfire". It was a time when the music was Swing, and Harlem was king.

  • Mary Wickes: I Know I've Seen That Face before (






UNABRIDGED) by Steve Taravella Narrated by John McCormick

    Mary Wickes: I Know I've Seen That Face before

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Steve Taravella
    • Narrated By John McCormick
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    Moviegoers know her as the housekeeper in White Christmas, the nurse in Now, Voyager, and the crotchety choir director in Sister Act. This audiobook, filled with never-published behind-the-scenes stories from Broadway and Hollywood, chronicles the life of a complicated woman who brought an assortment of unforgettable nurses, nuns, and housekeepers to life on screen and stage.

  • Eli Manning: An Unauthorized Biography (






UNABRIDGED) by Belmont and Belcourt Biographies Narrated by Ken Z.

    Eli Manning: An Unauthorized Biography

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    • By Belmont and Belcourt Biographies
    • Narrated By Ken Z.
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    It's been said that Eli Manning is one of the most overanalyzed, discussed, dissected, and criticized quarterbacks New York has ever had. But, in order to truly understand Eli Manning, you must first understand where he came from. Eli Manning: An Unauthorized Biography explores Manning's upbringing, his high school and college football careers, and details his breakthrough into the NFL - all the way through his second Super Bowl win against the New England Patriots.

  • Michael Phelps: An Unauthorized Biography (






UNABRIDGED) by Belmont and Belcourt Biographies Narrated by Michael Griffith

    Michael Phelps: An Unauthorized Biography

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    Michael Phelps' unbelievable talents and some of his controversies outside of the pool have fans and critics alike wondering where his career will take him next. Inside, you will discover where it all started and learn why so many fans love Phelps so much. From family to swimming to the future, all you need to know about Michael Phelps is right here, right now, in the most up-to-date coverage of Phelps' life.

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  • Peyton Manning: An Unauthorized Biography (






UNABRIDGED) by Belmont and Belcourt Biographies Narrated by Sean Lenhart

    Peyton Manning: An Unauthorized Biography

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 1 min)
    • By Belmont and Belcourt Biographies
    • Narrated By Sean Lenhart
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    Peyton Manning's exceptional talents have fans and critics alike wondering where his career will take him next. Inside, you will discover where it all started and learn why so many fans love Manning so much. From family to football to the future, all you need to know about Peyton Manning is right here, right now, in the most up to date coverage of Peyton Manning's life. This audiobook also includes all of Peyton Manning' college and NFL statistics.

  • Fab: The Intimate Life of Paul McCartney (






UNABRIDGED) by Howard Sounes Narrated by David Thorpe

    Fab: The Intimate Life of Paul McCartney

    • UNABRIDGED (25 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Howard Sounes
    • Narrated By David Thorpe
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    The living embodiment of the Beatles, a musical juggernaut without parallel, Paul McCartney is undoubtedly the senior figure in pop music today. In this authoritative biography, journalist and acclaimed author Howard Sounes leaves no stone unturned in building the most accurate and extensive profile yet of music's greatest living legend. He is one of the biggest stars that has ever existed, the only key member left from the unquestioned 'biggest band of all time'.

  • When Harry Met Sheila: The Autobiography of Sheila Steafel (






UNABRIDGED) by Sheila Steafel Narrated by Sheila Steafel

    When Harry Met Sheila: The Autobiography of Sheila Steafel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Sheila Steafel
    • Narrated By Sheila Steafel
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    When Harry Met Sheila is the story of highly-acclaimed comedy actress Sheila Steafel, her relationship with Steptoe and son actor Harry H. Corbett, and how a woman - who should have had the world at her feet - ultimately destroyed her marriage and promising career. Sheila's autobiography is a brave and honest account by an actress who was once crowned "The Queen of Comedy", in which she explores how the traumas of her childhood have impacted her personal life and career.