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My Life Audiobook
My Life
Written by: 
Bill Clinton
Narrated by: 
Bill Clinton
My Life Audiobook

My Life

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Audible Editor Reviews

Why we think it's Essential: Bill Clinton built his political career by explaining, persuading, and building rapport. He did it with world leaders, politicians, and the American people. He does it here, building a bond with listeners as he shares his perspective on the past 50 years of history - his and the country's. We've chosen the abridged edition over the unabridged, because hearing Clinton's give voice to his own story is a unique experience. His well known grasp of details and his charm come across in every chapter. —Beth Anderson

Publisher's Summary

President Bill Clinton's My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts to serving the public.

It shows us the progress of a remarkable American, who made the unlikely journey from Hope, Arkansas, to the White House.

President Clinton's audiobook is also the most concretely detailed, most nuanced account of a presidency ever written, encompassing not only the high points and crises but the way the presidency actually works.

It is the gripping account of a president under concerted and unrelenting assault orchestrated by his enemies on the Far Right and how he survived and prevailed.

It is a treasury of moments caught alive, among them:

  • The roller-coaster ride of the 1992 campaign
  • The extraordinarily frank exchanges with Newt Gingrich and Bob Dole
  • The cost, both public and private, of the scandal that threatened the presidency

    Here is the life of a great national and international figure, revealed with all his talents and contradictions, told openly, directly, in his own completely recognizable voice.

    ©2004 Bill Clinton; (P)2004 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

  • What the Critics Say

    • Audie Awards Audiobook of the Year, 2005
    • Grammy Award Winner, Best Spoken Word Album, 2004

    "My Life is, by a generous measure, the richest American presidential autobiography, no other book tells us as vividly or fully what it is like to be president of the United States for eight years." (The New York Times Book Review)

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      William Ashland, OR, USA 07-07-04
      William Ashland, OR, USA 07-07-04
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      "Insightful and easy to listen to."

      I enjoyed listening to this on the way to and from work. I would have preferred an unabridged version. I appreciate President Clinton's candor and insights into politics and government and can't help but admire his courage and tolerance in the face of the political onslaught he endured. I must believe there is some element of political bias in these reviews which potential readers should take into consideration.

      1 of 4 people found this review helpful
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      Joel Chongqing 09-18-04
      Joel Chongqing 09-18-04
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      "Excellent Book"

      My Life was one of the best books I have ever had the pleasure to listen to. It brought into focus the mean and hateful ways that some Republicans abuse power to try to destroy others through lies and desception. Very well written by a Great President.

      2 of 8 people found this review helpful
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      Joanna Shingle Springs, CA, United States 09-05-04
      Joanna Shingle Springs, CA, United States 09-05-04
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      "Intriguing"

      I thought the book was very well written and especially narrated.

      1 of 5 people found this review helpful
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      Randy 06-23-04
      Randy 06-23-04 Member Since 2009
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      "More Fiction"

      The words are carefully designed to hide the truth and tends to justify wrongs already in history. Just another attempt by someone good at controlling others to rewrite wrongs.. Well written but a bit difficult to digest if you are seeking truth.

      11 of 40 people found this review helpful
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      Anthony J. Mitchell III Havertown, PA USA 06-24-04
      Anthony J. Mitchell III Havertown, PA USA 06-24-04 Member Since 2005
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      "What The????"

      Listening to this made me want to vomit. What a bunch of nonsense. The NY times is right. Don't waste your money.

      29 of 104 people found this review helpful
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      Alfons Weert, N/A, Netherlands 06-23-04
      Alfons Weert, N/A, Netherlands 06-23-04
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      "Book gives you an interesting open-written view"

      Interresting book, open written, more than between the lines text.
      Good luck Bill!

      4 of 16 people found this review helpful
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      Tom Parkville, MO, USA 10-21-05
      Tom Parkville, MO, USA 10-21-05
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      "Self Serving"

      The most self serving, ridiculous book ever. The world revolves around this man...in his mind.

      2 of 10 people found this review helpful
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      N. Meredith Los Angeles, CA United States 08-27-05
      N. Meredith Los Angeles, CA United States 08-27-05 Member Since 2005
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      "Plenty of people left to lie to."

      Please do yourself a favor and read ?No One Left to Lie To? by Christopher Hitchens first.

      9 of 41 people found this review helpful
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      Rajesh Johanneburg, South Africa 07-24-04
      Rajesh Johanneburg, South Africa 07-24-04 Member Since 2016

      Legal Thrillers, crime, fiction. humor and a bit of management sprinkled with some self improvement. All through Audible.

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      "I, Justified"

      A chronological justification of a moderately interesting life.
      All that I did, under the moon and sun, in corridors and corners, where I went on this planet, wherever I played from Small Rock to hard ball....I, Justified!
      Starring: Dad, Mom, Wife, Daughter and Ken Starr along with all those people who are out to get him?and there seem to be a lot of them.

      2 of 11 people found this review helpful
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      Jennifer Chandler, AZ, USA 06-27-04
      Jennifer Chandler, AZ, USA 06-27-04
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      "Waste."

      A pointless and detailed review of insignificant events. Devoid of interesting material or literary talent.

      11 of 52 people found this review helpful

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