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Total Recall Audiobook

Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story

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Publisher's Summary

One of the most anticipated autobiographies of this generation, Arnold Schwarzenegger's Total Recall is the candid story of one of the world's most remarkable actors, businessmen, and world leaders.

Born in the small city of Thal, Austria, in 1947, Arnold Schwarzenegger moved to Los Angeles at the age of 21. Within 10 years, he was a millionaire businessman. After 20 years, he was the world's biggest movie star. In 2003, he was elected governor of California and became a household name around the world.

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.

©2012 Fitness Publications, Inc (P)2012 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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    Robert B Simmons 10-13-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Who knew Arnold was so great?"

    What an incredible story! I had always known that Arnold must have been really tenacious to become a champion but he movie career and then governorship shows just how amazing he is. This was very entertaining. I'll admit that I spent several hours at the gym listening to this book. Absolutely loved it.

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    Steve H Willowick, OHIO, US 10-12-15
    Steve H Willowick, OHIO, US 10-12-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Liked Ahnold before. Like him a LOT now."

    This book is much longer than I had anticipated. What a GREAT look into the way that he thinks and works. While what we see our his successes and maybe some of his failures, this guy is a complete behind the scenes view of what made all of those things possible.

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    islam ahmad 09-24-15
    islam ahmad 09-24-15
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    "I loved it"

    Great story, worth the money. And very enjoyable. Just love it. The reader is impressionable, the story line is condense, and the fact that this is a real life story is truly unbelievable.

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    Andrew Christison 09-22-15

    Andrew Christison

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    "Fascinating Story Filled with Meaningful Lessons"

    Arnold's story is truly remarkable and filled with thorough descriptions helpful to anyone. Through goals and grit, humor and perseverance, and achievement after achievement, one can't be unimpressed by the amazing life that Governor Schwarzenegger has led.
    Written very conversationally, like Trump's Tye Art of the Deal, Arnold describes his intentions, motivations, forks in the road, and professional endeavors with great clarity and heart, while incorporating interesting behind the scenes facets from the Kennedy family, celebrity life, bodybuilding and life in government.

    Very highly recommended for anyone striving for anything or any fan of Arnold.

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    Amazon Customer Riverina, New South Wales, Australia 09-20-15
    Amazon Customer Riverina, New South Wales, Australia 09-20-15
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    "Did not know his story. loved the book"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Total Recall to be better than the print version?

    Yes, the story was believable through the eyes of the reader.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Total Recall?

    His childhood


    What about Stephen Lang and Arnold Schwarzenegger ’s performance did you like?

    Well read


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

    no


    Any additional comments?

    Imigration is great with the right attitude and drive. One must not be the victim to succeed

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    lee 09-15-15
    lee 09-15-15
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    "Great motivation book"

    Theirs more to Arnold than meets the eye? What an inspiration to young and old. Loved the mind games when Arnold was competing.

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    DM Hudson, NH 09-14-15
    DM Hudson, NH 09-14-15

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    "Good read, although very redacted POV"
    Would you listen to Total Recall again? Why?

    One read thru is probably sufficient, comparing to previous Arnie bios, this one is most up to date, but it only tells the story Arnold wants you to hear, he was always a master of shaping public opinion, and he likes to be in complete control of the message. You will not find any juicy details here that were not previously uncovered elsewhere.


    What about Stephen Lang and Arnold Schwarzenegger ’s performance did you like?

    Great to see Arnold chipping in and retelling his story in his own unmistakable voice. Really enjoyed first and last chapter, and Arnold's Lessons Learned.


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

    I liked the chapter where he is talking about his relationship with his kids and their strict upbringing. Shows a warmer, kinder side of Arnold, and his genuine care for his children's future grounding to reality. Rarely does this happen in families of world renown celebrities


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    Karim 09-09-15
    Karim 09-09-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Inspirational and Educational! Totally worth the cost"

    Heard the book every day to and from work. A great way to get powerful life lessons downloaded in to the brain. I'm sold on biographies now. Thinking of Ben Franklins next.

    The recording is great too. Arnold does the 1st and last chapter. Stephen does the rest, but I liked that. It's much better/easier to listen to.

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    Thisara 09-08-15
    Thisara 09-08-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Amazing!"

    Goes into tremendous detail about every stage and facet of his life...and it's amazing! The man doesn't get enough credit for the discipline, tenacity and sheer hustle & hard work he had to do to achieve his accomplishments. As well as being inspiring it's also a very information rich book with a lot of takeaways that you can apply to your own life. The full version is a big time investment but well worth it!

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    K. rockwood LA 08-28-15
    K. rockwood LA 08-28-15 Member Since 2015
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    "inspiring!"

    loved it every young person should read it. very motivating to reach your goals in life

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  • Kris
    6/13/15
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    "Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell & advertise"

    This book has inspired me to do more with my life than any self help book I've read!

    I'm grateful that Arnold has released his memoirs touching on 3 major parts of his career. I only thought Arnold was a bodybuilder turned actor turned politician but this man is a true Inspiration! A leader, shrude business man with ruthless intelligence. This book isn't just a presentation of his life. It contains some priceless insight into this high achievers mindset and tactics he's used for goal achieving and investing.

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  • ayo
    6/12/15
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    "Determination is great."

    Hiking through this book is extraordinary. So many great peaks, surprising and inspiring moments. Nevertheless it is a bit sanitised or too aboveboard.
    Anyone born in the 80s should read this book. 5/5 rating for great reading voice, and interesting story.

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  • Camila
    6/7/15
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    "Sensational"

    Amazing. Enjoying every minute of it. Truly inspirational story about Arnold. Will leave you hungry for success.

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    Denmark
    6/5/15
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    "Struggled To Get Through It..."

    I know that a lot of people really enjoyed this book but I really struggled with it. Maybe it's just not a book for me, but it - the book - had great trouble in holding my interest. In the end it was just too long and boring...

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  • Mr Paul R Hartley
    6/3/15
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    "Inspiring"

    Really well written and inspiring. What a legend Arnold is. Skipped lightly over the child to his maid story but who can blame him. Great book. I will listen to this over and over again.

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  • kabir
    6/2/15
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    "Brilliant book, totally loved it!!"

    Would highly recommend it to anyone...very interesting read and entertaining. Wish I bought the book now

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  • DAN
    MAIDSTONE, United Kingdom
    5/30/15
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    "Inspirational"

    What an amazing journey to listen to. Compelling and inspirational and making me take a good look at myself. Well worth investing time on this audiobook.

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  • Mr. G. Richardson
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    5/23/15
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    "Honest, and insightful"

    Get a really great sense of Arnold's achievements throughout his life and his attitude to success and personal development. The change in narrators is a shame but it's long enough that you get used to them all.

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  • Andy
    5/20/15
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    "Brilliant!"

    Fantastic biography of a legend who came from very humble beginnings and achieved his dreams!

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  • chris
    5/19/15
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    "Great listening"

    Wish Arnold read more of this book....never the less a awesome life story to listen to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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