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America Again Audiobook
America Again
Written by: 
Stephen Colbert
Narrated by: 
Stephen Colbert, Tim Meadows, Jordin Ruderman
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America Again Audiobook

America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't

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Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Nominee, Humor, 2013

Book store nation, in the history of mankind there has never been a greater country than America. You could say we're the number one nation at being the best at greatness.

But as perfect as America is in every single way, America is broken! And we can't exchange it because we're 236 years past the 30-day return window. Look around - we don't make anything anymore, we've mortgaged our future to China, and the Apologist-in-Chief goes on world tours just to bow before foreign leaders. Worse, the L.A. Four Seasons Hotel doesn't even have a dedicated phone button for the Spa. You have to dial an extension! Where did we lose our way?!

It's high time we restored America to the greatness it never lost!

Luckily, America Again will singlebookedly pull this country back from the brink. Covering subject's ranging from healthcare ("I shudder to think where we'd be without the wide variety of prescription drugs to treat our maladies, such as think-shuddering") to the economy ("Life is giving us lemons, and we're shipping them to the Chinese to make our lemon-flavored leadonade") to food ("Feel free to deep fry this book-it's a rich source of fiber"), Stephen gives America the dose of truth it needs to get back on track.

©2012 Stephen Colbert (P)2012 Hachette Audio

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    Nathan Wilkinson 07-16-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Colbert at his best"

    If you loved the Colbert Report and I Am America and So Can You, you'll love America, Again.

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    Brian Tampa, FL 07-02-16
    Brian Tampa, FL 07-02-16 Member Since 2015
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    What made the experience of listening to America Again the most enjoyable?

    Stephen's delivery of the material


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

    It's comedy, nothing super memorable


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Can't remember


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    The previous daily show and Colbert books were good reads, but unfortunately the audio books did not live up to that expectation. This one finally was on par with the book. I don't know if I would recommend it though still, pricey for such a short listen

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    angibaby913 t 06-26-16 Member Since 2015
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    "He gets his message across"

    Classic Colbert! Everything you've grown to love about the man. He, cleverly, tells the story of the country we never weren't !

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    Michael J. Porter MD 05-29-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Sorry I bought this one."

    I am a great fan of his TV show and had high hopes for this book. The writing is sophomoric and could well have been written while under the influence is something.

    Although there are a few funny parts, the majority was insulting and just plain dumb!

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    Ginger 05-20-16
    Ginger 05-20-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Booooooring"
    Would you try another book from Stephen Colbert and/or the narrators?

    This isn't Steve Colbert like we know him. It is just blabering on about utter bullshit, and it adds nothing to ones life.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Stephen Colbert again?

    No.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of the narrators?

    The content sucked not the narrator.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Katie 05-12-16
    Katie 05-12-16 Member Since 2016
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    "such a good listen"

    Absolutely hilarious! It's so well written you'd swear it was a highlights reel of the Colbert Report.

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    Vernon R. J. Lund Soquel, ca USA 03-29-16
    Vernon R. J. Lund Soquel, ca USA 03-29-16 Member Since 2014

    Book Wyrm

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    "More of a tongue-in-cheek rant than a book"

    I was expecting something a little more substantial, but I didn't read anything to say one way or the other. Was entertaining.

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    Paul Frew Vancouver, BC 02-03-16
    Paul Frew Vancouver, BC 02-03-16 Member Since 2015

    Surfer, musician, business coach, healthcare facilities management director.

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    "Really funny."

    I wasn't sure what to expect, but found myself bursting out loud into laughter all the way through this book. The writing is just so smart. There is some foul language, but other than that it was very well done. Narration is excellent.

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    marisol 01-20-16
    marisol 01-20-16
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    "you are awesome Colbert!"

    loved it definitely an eye opener, and plus it made me laugh so much. To love America you have to be willing to work towards a better America how ever is in your power to do so.

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    Mark 01-01-16
    Mark 01-01-16 Member Since 2014

    Enjoy books about History, Sports, Travel, Geography

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    "Not Funny"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Insightful humor. This book is juvenile and not thought provoking. More like an audio version of "slap stick" comedy and too much about Stephen no social commentary


    What was most disappointing about Stephen Colbert’s story?

    No insightful humor or true social commentary


    Would you be willing to try another one of the narrators’s performances?

    No


    What character would you cut from America Again?

    Stephen C and most of the guests


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