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Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings Audiobook

Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings

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Publisher's Summary

If you can count on one thing from "Madea" Mabel Simmons, star of the smash hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea's Family Reunion, it's that she's got something to say. For as long as people can remember, Madea has been in the neighborhood - she's the beloved, hilarious, sharp-witted, pistol-packing grandmother who's watching out and speaking her mind.

Now Madea is telling her own story, dishing her memoirs and hard-won, hilarious wisdom in her own inimitable voice (with a little help from her friend Tyler Perry). Madea covers every topic you want to hear her on, from the art of flirting, to love and marriage (sometimes two very separate topics), and raising kids (including the full story on the bag o' belts). She also opines on beauty tips (featuring her indispensable advice on the miraculous benefits of Vasoline), the healthy choice of a deep-fried diet, and the Bible (including her favorite Bible story, as you have definitely never heard it before) - and pretty much everything else.

Madea has lived quite a life, and she has some stories to tell. And they're all here. As she's fond of saying, "Sometimes life is hard, and you have to laugh your way through it."

©2006 Tyler Perry Inc.; (P)2007 Penguin Audio, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. All rights reserved.

What the Critics Say

"Inimitable." (Ebony)
"Wicked." (Entertainment Weekly)
"Hilarious." (The New York Times Book Review)

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    jessica shorts 01-21-16 Member Since 2017
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    "something to laugh at and lessons learned"

    love it but I like stories with characters. Tyler Perry's voice is calming and sweet.

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    ALOHA Hawaii 11-20-15
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    "WARNING: Put your DEPENDS on before listening!"

    No topic is taboo for Madea! And wbether you want her advice or not, she'll make sure you take heed and learn what you need to know from her personal experiences, which she delivers with the fervor of a Southern evangelist at a revival meeting under a tent (Hallelujah and Amen!!). This is Tyler Perry at his best -- witty, hilarious and wise.

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    Lawrence Bradley 11-12-15
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    "RESPECT"

    LOVE IT GOOD and respectful. Tyler Perry ur a gift from GOD THANK YOU BLESS YOU

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    Amazon Customer Tennessee, USA 09-29-15
    Amazon Customer Tennessee, USA 09-29-15 Member Since 2011

    shawgrrrl

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    "love, love, love Madea and Tyler Perry!"

    Always funny and often thought provoking. There is much truth in the words and wisdom of Madea.

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    Marlon Newark, NJ, United States 09-16-15
    Marlon Newark, NJ, United States 09-16-15 Member Since 2012

    I love books that are spiritually focused on purpose. I also like some science fiction and investigatory novels.

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    "Very enjoyable"

    It was very entertaining and there were also some aspects of it that I found good to know and even useful to share with others.

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    BELINDA 06-26-15
    BELINDA 06-26-15
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    "Amazing Book"

    He was amazing and She is my number one

    This book will make you rethink and is very funny with a amazing message enjoy as I did

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    Iris 05-13-15
    Iris 05-13-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great Storytelling!"

    It was an amazing book to hear, plus if you really pay attention you could take a lot from it. :) !!

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    James 05-02-15
    James 05-02-15
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    "Realness about black life!!!"

    This book made me laugh and also think about my own life growing up in the 70's. Lot's of truth in this book. wished it was longer. But worth the money for a good laugh. In these times of life we need to laugh, too keep from crying.

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    debra richmond, VA, United States 08-12-13
    debra richmond, VA, United States 08-12-13

    Listen and learn. Life is an adventure. Have fun, laugh, and love thy neighbor. Life is too short not to have a good time. Bye

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    "This woman is crazy. Couldn't stop laughing!"

    When I need to laugh, just call on Madea. She is simply crazy. I love Madea.

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    Janice 07-22-13
    Janice 07-22-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Comical and Motivational"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Definitely! I gave this 5 stars as this was a great book, comedy and very motivational.


    What other book might you compare Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her Earrings to and why?

    No other! this is in a class by itself. Tyler Perry is great, just love Madea.


    Have you listened to any of Tyler Perry’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    This is my first audio book with Tyler Perry, and seem like this is the only one on audible


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Definitely, I have seem a lot of Tyler Perry's movies/shows, and I am never disappointed


    Any additional comments?

    I wish there were more audio book with Tyler Perry/Madea on Audible.

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