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.
"Wicked." (Entertainment Weekly)
"Hilarious." (The New York Times Book Review)
i would most likely listen again, this is a very funny book
the Vaseline scene
Fun, adventurous and mysterious...just the way I love my books ;)
I recommend this book to any and everyone who is willing to accept some good advice and who's willing to kick their inhibitions to the curb.
Tyler Perry is a brilliant writer and an even better narrator.
His code-switching between Madea and himself (the deep, rich, sexy voice) was absolute genius.
I laughed soooooo hard
Anyone with a sense of humor, relationship problems or who is having a bad day needs to listen to this book. Let me take this opportunity to beg Mr. Tyler Perry to narrate another 100 books.
Its a true to character narrative, it carries depth as to the persona while providing pearls of wisdom for these trying time. I bought vaseline!
I laughed through the whole thing.
To many to mention.
I think I've never really felt that the Madea character was all that funny but, then again, I've never seen all of the movies in which the character was used. I thought the audiobook could be different, but it wasn't.
Rules to Remember. All simple wisdom but sometimes life can get in the way of your memory.
Simple, the voice of Madea. Madea's voice is half of the entertainment value.
Other than the frequent, "Oh my God, did she just say that?". I laughed a good deal with this audiobook.
I thoroughly recommend this book during your normal traffic filled commute. It will make the time fly.
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Well Spoken Book
Clearly we are missing Madeas in our communities. Madea spoke honestly and she was beyond hilarious
Madea sure knows how to tell a bible story. her account of the bible was beyond serious.
I laughed continuously throughout this book. Especially about having visitors over and how to treat kids.
very high on the list of books with useful advice
Tyler Perry revealing the origins of the name Madea
laughed a lot while driving
I love this character and Tyler Perry is so authentic that I forget it is him in character. Madea is funny!
I love the simple wisdom in Madea's approach to life and the underlying good of the message. Be responsible for yourself and don't take any $hit from idiots.
Yes - just as good.
yes I did,
Never read the print version but yes because it has the Madea flavor that would be missed if I read it.
It was amazing! Tyler Perry continues to amaze me as a play wright, writer, actor, and so much more.
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