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Bossypants Audiobook

Bossypants

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Why we think it's Essential - Witty, finely-crafted, and meant to be heard, Bossypants is one of my favorite audiobooks of all time. Tina Fey knows how to deliver a good punch-line – and does so hilariously throughout her memoir. Her self-deprecating humor shines through, and this half-memoir, half-stand-up routine left me laughing for all in the subway car to hear. From her days in the Second City comedy troupe, to Saturday Night Live, to Hollywood, Fey's stories and memories will leave you in stitches. —Jess

Publisher's Summary

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 of those dreams come true.

At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon - from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.

Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've all suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Includes special, never-before-solicited opinions on breastfeeding, princesses, Photoshop, the electoral process, and Italian rum cake!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2011 Tina Fey (P)2011 Hachette Audio

What the Critics Say

"I hope that's not really the cover. That's really going to hurt sales." (Don Fey, Father of Tina Fey)

"Do not print this glowing recommendation of Tina Fey's book until I've been dead a hundred years." (Mark Twain)

"Hilarious and insightful. Laugh-out-loud funny - oh no, a full moon. No! Arrgh! Get away from me! Save yourself!" (A Guy Turning into a Werewolf)

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    Brett Wiersma 01-15-15 Member Since 2014

    I ride elevators with no fear.

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    "Funny as can be"

    Tina Fey is incredible. Her humor is to die for. I've told 10 people to get this audio book AT LEAST!

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    Annie Okazaki Los Angeles, CA 01-15-15
    Annie Okazaki Los Angeles, CA 01-15-15 Member Since 2015

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    "I love Tina Fey"

    Such a fun and insightful book. Loved hearing her voice. Highly recommend the audio book. I wish there was more!

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    Lily Lu 01-15-15
    Lily Lu 01-15-15
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    "Loved it!!!"

    I love Tina. Her wit, humor, sarcasm, intelligence, strength. A great role model for us women. Highly recommend this entertaining and inspiring book.

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    Nicole Traino 01-14-15
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    "Laugh out loud funny"

    Best way to make a long car trip fly by. So glad it was read by TF - made it even funnier

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    Janina Kitchener, ON, Canada 01-14-15
    Janina Kitchener, ON, Canada 01-14-15 Member Since 2005
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    "Not what I thought it was going to be"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I did not like the story , flow and the content.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Tina Fey again?

    no


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    I like the Tina Fey


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    Regretted buying this audio book. It was not an enjoyable read

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    Tiffany K. 01-13-15
    Tiffany K. 01-13-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Good advise!"

    Great listen! I am a female forester, hardworking and very dedicated to my job, husband and hobbies (canoe racing). It was nice to hear a light hearted story with meaningful advise. Also working in a male dominated career,it is good to hear others similar struggle. She has a great personality and so funny! I am also a conservative republican, and I think she is great!

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    Jeff Slade 01-12-15
    Jeff Slade 01-12-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great listen!"

    Great audio book with interesting and funny stories throughout.

    I picked this up after listening to Amy Poehler's new book, which references this, and was perhaps spoiled by the multiple guests and such in Amy's book, so the absence of same was noticeable here.

    Still, a great listen overall, I'm just afraid Amy Poehler has set the bar pretty high for me now. :)

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    Sara Myers 01-10-15
    Sara Myers 01-10-15
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    "Empowering"

    Tina Fey is grounded and inspirational. I found this to be refreshing and stabilizing. It is great that there are females with influence using it for good.

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    Kate Cleveland St. Marys, GA United States 01-10-15
    Kate Cleveland St. Marys, GA United States 01-10-15
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    "Hilariously entertaining."

    I read/listened to this book in two days just while riding in the car. Tina made my commute enjoyable. I was either laughing out loud or nodding yes ridiculously as I could relate to many of her stories. She's one of the best narrators I've ever heard.

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    Bridgette 01-10-15
    Bridgette 01-10-15
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    "Bossypants"

    This was my very first audible book and I was more than pleasantly pleased! Tina Fey is hilarious!!! She kept me engaged. Definitely a page turner! She was down to earth, blunt, truthful,
    and most of all FUNNY!!! I would listen to any book she writes!!!

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