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The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo Audiobook

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

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Publisher's Summary

'2016 Best Audiobooks' selection, AudioFile Magazine.

The highly anticipated first audiobook from award-winning comedian, writer, producer and actress, Amy Schumer.

In The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, Amy shares stories about her family, her relationships, her career, good - and bad - sex, recounting the experiences that have shaped who she is today: from the riches to rags story of her childhood to her teenage quest for popularity (and boys) to becoming one of the most sought-after comedians on the planet and an outspoken advocate for women's rights.

Whether she's experiencing lust at first sight in the queue at the airport, discovering her boot camp instructor's secret bad habit, or candidly discussing her father's multiple sclerosis, Amy Schumer proves to be a fearless, original, and always entertaining storyteller. Her audiobook will move you, make you laugh, catch you completely off guard, and answer this burning question: is it okay for a 35 year-old woman to still sleep with her childhood teddy bears?

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

©2016 Amy Schumer (P)2016 Simon & Schuster Audio

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    Mandy 28/09/2016
    Mandy 28/09/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Enjoyable."

    I really enjoyed listening to Amy's story. It is genuine and real. Made me smile several times and it was also touching. Thanks for sharing, Amy :).

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Aimee Christchurch, New Zealand 28/09/2016
    Aimee Christchurch, New Zealand 28/09/2016 Member Since 2016

    I am a total audiobook addict! I travel quite a bit for work and listen to them while I drive. Always searching for a good author to follow

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    I really enjoyed this book. I had laugh out loud moments and a couple of teary moments in this book. I love Amy and it was great to learn about her family and life growing up.
    I was disappointed when it ended!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Tania Nicolson 20/09/2016
    Tania Nicolson 20/09/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "funny and entertaining"

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book and brought back some life memories of my own

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    lyndall 12/09/2016
    lyndall 12/09/2016
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    "Amazing and real and funny"

    Thank you Amy for sharing a bit of yourself with us . loved this book

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Aussie-Lisa 10/09/2016
    Aussie-Lisa 10/09/2016 Member Since 2017
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    "Absolutely phenomenal"

    I am in awe of Amy Schumer after listening to this book. Emotional, raw, funny, honest and reap is everything I would use to describe this.
    What I thought I was going to get (funny stories) vs what I did get (humanly honest stories about her life and an unedited authentic and raw recount of her life) had me hooked from the first word.
    She is so incredibly relatable that I have become a massive fan, because, well.. who else has the balls to tell these kinds of stories and still laugh at themselves?
    I have no doubt her and I would be besties if we met!
    If you only buy one book this year, it needs to be The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer. 5 freaking incredibly amazing stars!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Luke 30/08/2016
    Luke 30/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Painful"

    I love Amy's standup and show. But this book is painfully boring.
    This will be the first audiobook that I ask a refund for.

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 17/04/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Good, not great"

    Pretty good, had me laughing at points! but I wish she had injected a bit more of her personality into her voice and how she read it! was almost like she was reading it off the page, rather than telling her story

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    jo Casey 17/04/2017
    jo Casey 17/04/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "not what i expected"

    sorry Amy! i actually thought this book would be funny. it wasnt. it was sad and the delivery was flat. i wish it was better. it just wasnt.

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    Lindie 24/03/2017
    Lindie 24/03/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Funny and Truthful"

    I love this book. It was insightful, hilarious, beautiful and touching. And also, very very funny. Definitely a great read!

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    Pavlina Prague, Czech Republic 19/03/2017
    Pavlina Prague, Czech Republic 19/03/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Never heard of her before, and now I love her"
    Where does The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Way up


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo?

    The way she makes fun of herself. The moment she jumped through the 'replica' of an aircraft and hit herself. I love the way she depicts her way up the ladder of show-business. She is so down to earth.


    Have you listened to any of Amy Schumer’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    never heard of her before


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

    Both


    Any additional comments?

    Thank you, Amy for being yourself. For being bold, beautiful and funny!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Kim
    20/01/17
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    "A heartfelt, funny and moving story by a strong woman!"

    Absolutely loved every second of this book and took some serious life lessons from it, loved the humor and touching stories! I feel it has somewhat changed my outlook on life in some ways and have recommended this book to all my girlfriends. Thank you

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  • Lisa Kay Airey
    15/12/16
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    "Laugh & cry out loud !"

    I love this book!! I think Amy has so many gifts!! I laughed out loud so many times! And I surprisingly cried during the end of chapter Mom! I made notes of words of wisdom to pass on to my teenage nieces!! I think if you like to laugh , cry & smile this is the book for you!! Thxs Amy!

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  • CJ
    Victoria, BC
    15/09/16
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    "She is better live"

    Most of this same out sad and dry to my ears. I did enjoy the stories and she makes some very fine points on growing up and making the normal human decisions that shape us into who we are.

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  • treeze
    19/08/16
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    "Couldnt turn it off"
    What made the experience of listening to The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo the most enjoyable?

    I loved this book, it was interesting and witty start to finish. I laughed out loud at times, I didn't want to turn it off.


    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • MR
    27/09/16
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    "Not Funny and WAAAAAY too serious"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    If this had been a 4 or 5 star book.


    Has The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo put you off other books in this genre?

    No i've read some great books from this genre. Amy Peohlers Yes Please, and Tina Fey's Bossy Pants being two of the best. This one was just bad, boring, rambling, hypocritical, serious and sad.


    Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Amy Schumer?

    She was as good as anyone for this book I suppose, though I found her serious and on the verge of tears moments especially grating.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment that the book didn't really meet expectations. Mild anger at some of the hypocritical nonsense spouted about aspects of sexual relationships between men and women. Uncomfortable with some of the stories. Sad far far too often for the autobiography of a comic.


    Any additional comments?

    Just bad - if you're looking for laughs, avoid.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Laura
    8/10/16
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    "love love love"

    Embarrassing ly, I'd never seen Any Schumer on TV or seen Train wreck before I read this book. I liked the sound of the reviews and I wasn't disappointed. It had me laughing out loud and touches on subjects I didn't expect: gun crime, domestic abuse and MS. It was really insightful, exploring issues of gender equality in Hollywood, comedy and film making.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Susan
    5/10/16
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    "Seriously"

    This Woman has a serious lower back problem...JK JK . Funny enough to keep you going till the end. Amy can do another movie of her funeral alone....... Sometimes wrong sometimes right but always funny so its alright.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    20/04/17
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    "Equally funny and touching"

    I really enjoyed this. particularly hearing Amy's words as she intended them to be read. It's funny as expected but also goes into the more serious aspects of life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Barrijean Walsh
    10/04/17
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    "Very worthwhile!"

    I enjoyed this book, and I had a few moments where her insight struck a chord with me, and made me realise, wow that happened to me too and I thought I was a freak!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Raguraman
    7/04/17
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    "True Amy Style. No holds barred."

    Amy has a soothing voice and coupled with a simple straight from the heart narration makes this audiobook uniquely magnetic. It is like hugging your favourite pillow when going to bed.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Christine
    17/03/17
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    "The more you listen, the more you get hooked"

    I was a bit worried this audiobook was going to be too hearted with constant jokes all the way through... I was happily proven wrong. This was a very honest and interesting book, with definite laugh out loud moments but Also very serious ones. I loved it and couldn't stop listening!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Brian
    11/03/17
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    "amazing read"

    I loved it. Amy worked hard for what she has achieved. no shortcuts to success

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jennifer
    20/02/17
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    "Funny and warm"

    I loved Amy's autobiography which I found candid, surprising and light even during some of the heavier chapters. Amy seems to have a hopeful outlook and voice that I really enjoyed listening to, and her story made me reflect on how much time I put into making myself and others laugh and enjoy life. I liked this book even more than I might have because I had thought I had purchased it a few months ago (when I had accidentally bought Amp Poehler's book instead) - oops! Both books v good!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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