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Bossypants Audiobook

Bossypants

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Audible Editor Reviews

Why we think it's Essential - Witty, finely-crafted, and meant to be heard, Bossypants is one of my favorite audiobooks of all time. Tina Fey knows how to deliver a good punch-line – and does so hilariously throughout her memoir. Her self-deprecating humor shines through, and this half-memoir, half-stand-up routine left me laughing for all in the subway car to hear. From her days in the Second City comedy troupe, to Saturday Night Live, to Hollywood, Fey's stories and memories will leave you in stitches. —Jess

Publisher's Summary

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update", before "Sarah Palin", Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.

She has seen both of those dreams come true.

At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon - from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.

Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've all suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Includes special, never-before-solicited opinions on breastfeeding, princesses, Photoshop, the electoral process, and Italian rum cake!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2011 Tina Fey (P)2011 Hachette Audio

What the Critics Say

"I hope that's not really the cover. That's really going to hurt sales." (Don Fey, Father of Tina Fey)

"Do not print this glowing recommendation of Tina Fey's book until I've been dead a hundred years." (Mark Twain)

"Hilarious and insightful. Laugh-out-loud funny - oh no, a full moon. No! Arrgh! Get away from me! Save yourself!" (A Guy Turning into a Werewolf)

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    Erika K Horton 01-26-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Funny, Informative, Inspirational"

    I love Tina Fey and this was a great audiobook. I don't know that I learned a ton about her personal life that I didn't already know. However, I think she provided some great insight and helpful tips for being a woman in a male dominated profession. She inspires me and makes me feel better about my own insecurities. Also, she's hilarious.

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    Karlie Passey 01-25-15
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    "Love for Bossypants"

    I am a big Tina fan and she did not disappoint! One of those audiobooks you can listen to more than once and still laugh.

    Beautifully produced.

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    Ana 01-25-15
    Ana 01-25-15
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    "Loved it"

    excelent audiobook. its Tina Fey so is very funny. And her performance is great. I just loved it.

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    Kaitlyn Leigh Minnesota 01-24-15
    Kaitlyn Leigh Minnesota 01-24-15

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    "Loved it!"

    If you are a fan of Tina Fey, you will love this book. It exceeded my expectations and didn't want it to end.

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    StefP 01-24-15
    StefP 01-24-15 Member Since 2014

    I very much enjoy good, humorous science fiction novels.

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    "I like Tina Fey, but I struggled through this book"

    I like Tina Fey and was expecting something interesting for my drives to and from work and school. What I got is endless cheesy sarcasm thrown at me. I struggled to finish this book and honestly the only reason I did finish it is so I wouldn't feel bad about spending so much money on it. No offense to the writer.

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    Tolley Marney 01-24-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Strangers will ask you what you are reading"

    Read Bossy Pants and listened to it on audio. Sitting in an airport reading it, a woman walked up to me and said, "excuse me, but I want to laugh like you are laughing. What are you reading?"
    It's that funny.
    Love the audio as Tina Fey is a wonderful performer and her inflections add a lot to the experience.

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    L. Gaynor 01-23-15
    L. Gaynor 01-23-15

    I teach 4th grade and love to travel!

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    "Recommend to my children"

    Loved Christmas! Wondering if we can meet in the middle? Maybe Vegas? Or Tahoe? Or Disneyland? What do you think?

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    Johanna 01-23-15
    Johanna 01-23-15 Listener Since 2010
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    "My favourite!"

    I've listened to this audiobook about 5 or 6 times over the last few years. It's like a friend in my ear, making me laugh each time.

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    nikki Sarasota, FL, US 01-23-15
    nikki Sarasota, FL, US 01-23-15
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    "Wildly entertaining!"

    Blew me away Tina Fey! Definitely worth listening to a second time. Thanks for the laughs and pee squirts, Bossypants.

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    portermom 01-22-15
    portermom 01-22-15 Member Since 2016
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    "So Entertaining!"

    A great audiobook. The metaphors just keep coming and are hilarious, yet insightful. Great book to listen too while driving.

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