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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.

©2012 Fitness Publications, Inc (P)2012 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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    christian 10-26-17
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    "Absolutely amazing story!"

    absolutely amazing story with a ton of great lessons from someone who came from nothing to capture the American Dream!

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    Micke Kuwahara 10-26-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Felt honest and heartfelt"

    Liked it quite a lot, many interesting anekdotes and thoughts about a life well lived.

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    Anonymous 10-14-17
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    "what a journey!"

    A must hear, even if you are not his fan, I'm sure you'll be blown away.

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    Sanjuro 10-12-17
    Sanjuro 10-12-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Amazing story"

    Amazing story. Well worth the listen. Well written and well narrated. Very detailed and seemingly honest.

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    Pete Grimsrud 10-11-17 Member Since 2017
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    "wish Arnold read it all. reps, reps, reps."

    great book! and inspiring. I highly recommend it. The reader did a fine job, but it's still a letdown after Arnold's intro. message to Arnold, put in the work and read your whole book. set yourself apart as you did most of your life.

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    Pedro Money 10-07-17
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    "Amazing book"

    Arnold is so amazing, he is the American Dream!! I’ll vote for him any day for president.

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    fishgolfer77 10-02-17 Member Since 2017
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    "great "

    political parts a little boring but all in all great. totally motivating with all Arnolds accomplish ments

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    Muhammad Rehan Rahat 09-25-17 Member Since 2017
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    "A must read for Arnold's fans."

    This is a great book for anyone who wants to know where Arnold began and how he became what he is today. It contains almost everything about Arnold. It even contains the disciplines he lives by and ends off with a few rules to live your with and also some good advice about life.

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    Tony Cruz Sweden 09-22-17
    Tony Cruz Sweden 09-22-17 Member Since 2017
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    "This was truly a total recall"

    This was really an interesting story. So good to hear it from his viewpoint. I wasn't aware how much of a businessman he seem to be.

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    jdn127 Canyon Country, CA USA 09-20-17
    jdn127 Canyon Country, CA USA 09-20-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Wow!!! So good!"

    What an amazing life Arnold has had! You won’t be disappointed with this. I’d definitely suggest the unabridged version, the depth of each chapter of his life is fascinating! Arnold reads from just the beginning and end of the book, but Lang does a great job with the rest.

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  • Sudee
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    10/3/17
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    "Arnold - my childhood superhero rediscovered"

    A truly unbelievable story made possible by a mans conviction and vision. People aim to achieve the pinnacle in one field during their lifetime and here is a man who defied all odds to reach the pinnacle in multiple fields in a single lifetime
    A marathon listen but totally worth it for the nuggets you want to retain lest you end up a body builder, a superstar, a real estate tycoon, a governor or a world leader on your chosen issue.

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  • Nikola
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    "A must read"

    Thank you for such an inspiring book. It would have been a huge shame not to have this amazing story published.

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  • Uche
    9/26/17
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    "Brilliant"

    Loved every word. What a remarkable live and achievement. Inspiring especially for those who doubt themselves.

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  • Skydiver7
    9/21/17
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    "What an interesting guy..."
    What made the experience of listening to Total Recall the most enjoyable?

    This man has had a really interesting life. Understanding some of his business dealings away from the hollywood showbiz was a really good insight to the man behind the showman. I also found it surprisingly inspirational and was glad to see that the person we saw in Pumping Iron was the showman and not the real man.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Total Recall?

    Understanding that he got into property early on is his career and he didn't just rely on his the plan for hollywood stardom.


    Have you listened to any of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Stephen Lang ’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    No


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No - why does amazon keep asking me this?!


    Any additional comments?

    A really good listening - shame Arnold didn't narrate the whole thing. I did buy Pumping Iron after this as I wanted to see what he talked about in his book and I watched it from a new perspective.

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  • Anonymous
    9/17/17
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    "totally recommend it!"

    Loved it from start to finish! it is a great listen and it gives you an interesting insight on the author's life story!

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  • Anonymous
    9/11/17
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    "excellent"

    Excellent book, engaging and engrossing from start to finish. 10/10
    well worth a listen. Awesome ppeice of work from a great man

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  • Matthew
    9/6/17
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    "an inspirational read"

    starting this book I'd never had imagined Arnold having such a background. I knew that he was a big movie star and governor of California but I am blown away by his determination vision and goal setting to be the best in the 3 fields he entered. such an inspiring example of believe in yourself and good things will happen.

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  • Anonymous
    9/1/17
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    "Great book"

    One of the best books I have read. What an interesting life story. Truly inspirational!

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  • whoopwopwhip
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    8/29/17
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    "good narration of such an inspiring story"

    really enjoyed listening to this book. As someone who has watched Arnie movie occasionally s I've grown up, this book is right up there as a book, an audiobook and as a biography. He led such a varied life that kept me interested throughout. one of those books you looked forward to being in the car to get hear the next part. Enjoyed the insights into his army, weightlifting, movie making and political days-so the whole book practically!

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  • Gerald Walus
    8/23/17
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    "Review headline."

    Loved it. If you enjoy autobiographies or memoirs this comes highly recommended. Inspirational and gives insight into one of the most recognisable characters of this century

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