This is an excellent book. I'm not a big Jerry Lewis fan but I found his stories heartwarming, funny, and honest. He was candid about the bad times but was still able look back at the good times with fondness and a sense of humor. A very entertaining read. I had a hard time turning off my IPOD.
This was a joy to listen to and gave me a sense for the 1950's The narration is great and should not be missed. I had no idea you could make that kind of money in a week. Doing club dates. They where one hot act.
Jerry Lewis....What a great book! Heartfelt. Detailed. Well written. A great behind the scenes of a great era! Stephen Hoye brings this book to life. He is very entertaining. Highly recommend it!
Wonderfully narrated story how Jerry Lewis underwent his relationship with Dean. Bragging and exaggerating still at times very honest I think.
As an author myself, dyslexic, and ADD, I need something that grabs me. Non-fiction on things of interest to me, educates, & titillates.
No unfortunately, I was so bummed at the way Jerry's ego got in the way of everything and I have loved this man my whole life.
something non-fiction, as always, could be a bio or true crime.
another narrator. he is horrible!
Yes, some of the info on how Jerry grew up was interesting.
IF Jerry had narrated the book himself, maybe I would have enjoyed it more. I own every movie he was ever in, and so bummed that the book dragged and was uninteresting in the way it was read, and edited. Clearly could have been edited down more.
A very well written memoir, at times funny, sad, moving, but always caring. I only knew about Dean and Jerry from what I'd seen on tv, wacky movies and celebrity roasts, but there was so much more. Read this book and you'll be drawn into mid century show business, monkey business, and a complicated yet loving relationship between two legends.
The narration was some of the best work I have ever listened to.
I thought as though I was right there in the room as the conversations were happening. A fly on the wall - so to speak.
Yes it was.