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Total Recall Audiobook

Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story

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Publisher's Summary

One of the most anticipated autobiographies of this generation, Arnold Schwarzenegger's Total Recall is the candid story of one of the world's most remarkable actors, businessmen, and world leaders.

Born in the small city of Thal, Austria, in 1947, Arnold Schwarzenegger moved to Los Angeles at the age of 21. Within 10 years, he was a millionaire businessman. After 20 years, he was the world's biggest movie star. In 2003, he was elected governor of California and became a household name around the world.

Chronicling his embodiment of the American Dream, Total Recall covers Schwarzenegger's high-stakes journey to the United States, from creating the international bodybuilding industry out of the sands of Venice Beach, to breathing life into cinema's most iconic characters, and becoming one of the leading political figures of our time. Proud of his accomplishments and honest about his regrets, Schwarzenegger spares nothing in sharing his amazing story.

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    "Arnold is Numero Uno"

    True inspiration and legend. I wish more people read that book and get inspired to go big.

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    Bernadette Barba Phoenix 04-12-17
    Bernadette Barba Phoenix 04-12-17

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    "I'm hungry for more"

    This book was truly truly inspirational from beginning to and I've got to pick up the hardcover and take my time and used it as a study guide

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    Jason 04-10-17
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    "Hungrier"

    What a story about hard work and dedication. I am excited to work even harder after hearing this audio.

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    jack sarcia 04-07-17
    jack sarcia 04-07-17
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    "Did not want it to end!"

    Let's be clear, there is only one Arnold.

    This book is the fascinating true life story of one man's journey who started with nothing and achieved greatness.

    Arnold is inspiring through and through. I highly recommend this book to anybody.

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    Amazon Customer 04-02-17
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    "Inspiring book!"

    If this book doesn't inspire you to do more with your life, I don't know what will. The author and narrators do a fantastic job of telling the story of how much one man has accomplished in his life. (And he's still alive accomplishing more). If I had one complaint about this book it would be that I wish Arnold had read more of it himself because the parts he read were really great. That being said the other narrator has a great voice for story telling and he did a really good job. I know there will come a time where I listen to this again.

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    Theresa Manhattan 04-02-17
    Theresa Manhattan 04-02-17

    I am obsessed with books reading and especially listening to them while I work out or walk through the city!!

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    "Fantastic!!!!"

    Full of surprises and least expected side of Arnold. I'm so happy I took the Refereal of the book on. I was more then happy, inspired, surprised and informed. I highly recommend this book to people of all ages from 15 and up.

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    Deniero 04-01-17
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    "Enlightening til the last sentence"

    If you already have a growth mindset you will find his book tremendously inspiring. I was spending too much time on my business and I was neglecting my physical health. This book got me into working out every day, eating very healthy and create a sustainable lifestyle that has room for all my ambitions. It did all this while making me laugh, think, cringe, and dream. Arnold is truly a remarkable individual, he essentially lived 3 in one (bodybuilder, actor, political figure). Even now, at the age of 70, after his governorship ended, he keeps on working and making a positive impact on millions of people's lives. This is a book for people on the rise. If you are in need of a role model or you simply need validation for your effort, this is the book for you.

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    "awesome read!"

    I highly recommend reading this book to anyone who wants to achieve something in thier life

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    chris 03-25-17
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    "Listened to it twice"

    Incredible life story from my childhood and adult hero. Very motivating and well told story.

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    random dude 03-20-17
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    "Awesome book."

    The book was great, very disappointed that Arnold does not read much. The reader has a pretty boring voice.

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  • rory
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    "Bit of a let down"
    What disappointed you about Total Recall?

    I got as far as chapter 33, I really like Arnie but I can see now there's not too much too him. It's admiral how hard he worked and how driven he was but it doesn't seem healthy. Everything is about beating other people and how great he is, its all too formulaic and false for me.


    Would you recommend Total Recall to your friends? Why or why not?

    No, I'd recommend some of his movies for entertainment though


    How could the performance have been better?

    Arnie reads the first and last chapter, I thought that was odd.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Total Recall?

    Skip a few details, way too much in there to keep my attention


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  • A. Hararwala
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    "Arnold's life is an inspiration!"

    To immigrants such as myself who have chosen to create a concrete path in unchartered territories, it's incredibly rewarding to be reassured that anything can be achievable with vision, persistence and hardwork.

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  • Starskey
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    "V good"

    Great story. Long. Shame Arnie only narrates first and last chapters. Inspiring. Would be interesting to have another chapter now there's a new, controversial, Republican President and his take

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  • ross cooper
    3/30/17
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    "wow what an inspiring story.... legend"

    I've always been a fan of Arnie, but there was so much I didn't know about him, and bow I'm even more inspired by him and have even more respect for him :-)

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  • Mr. I. N. Dandy
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    "Achievement"

    At times it strays into listing his political achievements far too much which is a shame.

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  • leo francis
    3/29/17
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    "excellent"

    wish Arnie narrated it all, he does first and last chapter and you can tell he's very passionate when he talks.

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  • ben ballantyne
    3/25/17
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    "simple a great story of life"

    love it more and want to more from him and also it's very funny, hope he'll be back,

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  • Amazon Customer
    3/21/17
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    "Unexpectedly brilliant!"

    Really enjoyed this. I found the story of Arnold's life surprisingly deep and extremely inspiring.

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  • Mrs Claire Taylor
    3/20/17
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    "Great Story but narration not great"
    What did you like best about Total Recall? What did you like least?

    I found elements really interesting, especially in Arnold's early life. The bit on politics was my least favourite.


    What didn’t you like about Arnold Schwarzenegger and Stephen Lang ’s performance?

    The narration by Arnold was fine, but I found Stephen's voice monotone and really difficult to listen to. It really spoilt it for me.


    Was Total Recall worth the listening time?

    In hindsight, I would have preferred the kindle or paperback version, purely because of the narration.


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  • Danny
    3/3/17
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    "Brilliant"

    An inspirational account of what hard work and belief in yourself can truly achieve! Fantastic

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