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Stay Interesting Audiobook

Stay Interesting

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Publisher's Summary

What makes a life truly interesting? Is it the people you meet? The risks you take? The adventures you remember?

Jonathan Goldsmith has many answers to that question. For years he was a struggling actor in New York and Los Angeles, with experiences that included competing for roles with Dustin Hoffman, getting shot by John Wayne, drinking with Tennessee Williams, and sailing the high seas with Fernando Lamas, never mind romancing many lovely ladies along the way.

However, it wasn't all fun and games for Jonathan. Frustrated with his career, he left Hollywood for other adventures in business and life. But then, a fascinating opportunity came his way - a chance to star in a new campaign for Dos Equis beer. A role he was sure he wasn't right for, but he gave it a shot all the same. Which led to the role that would bring him the success that had so long eluded him - that of "The Most Interesting Man in the World".

A memoir told through a series of adventures and the lessons he's learned and wants to pass on, Stay Interesting is a truly daring and bold tale and a manifesto about taking chances, not giving up, making courageous choices, and living a truly adventurous and always interesting life.

©2017 Jonathan Goldsmith (P)2017 Penguin Audio

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    Denise Ritter 07-04-17
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    "Should be STAY BORING!"
    What would have made Stay Interesting better?

    Story line, narration. This book is generally monotone, and uninteresting.


    What do you think your next listen will be?

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    What didn’t you like about Jonathan Goldsmith’s performance?

    Monotone, flat narration.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    No.


    Any additional comments?

    Sorry I wasted a credit on it.

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    Amazon Customer 07-02-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Fireplace Style Narration"

    Excellent audiobook with lots of cool stories that will make you laugh. Good tips on how to be true to yourself and how to develop persistence.

    Only downside is that some of the transitions in his stories are confusing and lack a sense of flow.

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    Jim Hackett Los Angeles 06-28-17
    Jim Hackett Los Angeles 06-28-17 Member Since 2008

    Former Marine and retired LA County Deputy Sheriff. Now a working actor in Hollywood.

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    "Audition anxiety? Listen to this book!"

    As a working actor in Hollywood, I was moved and thoroughly entertained by Goldsmith's story and narration. I dropped out of the business for about twenty-five years, then started again and found success. Hell, I even drove out to California from New York back in the seventies in a VW bug, just like Jonathan. What he went through and how he triumphed should bring inspiration to anyone who listens to "Stay Interesting". There is always hope. Never give up!

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    Amazon Customer 06-16-17 Member Since 2012
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    "The most interesting book..."

    I truly enjoyed getting to know the life of "The Most Interesting Man in the World". He shares with us the humility, discouragment, hard work, joy and passions of his life and career.

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