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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

One of AudioFile Magazine's Best Audiobooks of 2016.

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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    Amazon Customer 17/04/2017
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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

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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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.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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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
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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 2017
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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
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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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    Anonymous 13/11/2017
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    "Loved it!"

    Loved it! I will definitely listen to it again, I'm a big fan of Amy

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    Mellisa counsell 30/09/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Crap don't bother"

    I made several attempts to listen. The book is not funny, its crass, boring and not enjoyable at all

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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!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • CJ
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    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
  • 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!

    1 of 1 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
  • 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.

    5 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    23/08/17
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    "Boring and negative"

    I didn't not enjoy it at all it was very negative and just made me feel sorry for her

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • miss m l westhorpe
    16/07/17
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    "Belly laughing"

    What a great read. 100% recommend this book to anyone who wants a giggle, I found myself laughing out loud many of times. What a fun and real person she is.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • donna
    20/06/17
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    "OK but not much really happens or happened."

    i love Amy's comedy, raw, biting and chellenging. my presumption was that there must be a real backstory that moulded this talented woman. The book is OK, nothing very exciting or shocking, honest but uneventful. slightly lacking in style but as a novice author that is forgivable. its an easy listen but its bland rather than bold.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jazi G
    18/06/17
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    "Interesting read"
    What made the experience of listening to The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo the most enjoyable?

    Read by author


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

    Her relationship with her father


    What about Amy Schumer’s performance did you like?

    She was herself


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    Enjoyable book to listen to - an interesting life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Anonymous
    8/06/17
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    "This book is really worth a read!"

    I didn't really know what to expect when I got this book, I love Amy Schumer so thought I'd give it a try. It has it all. I've read a lot of negative reviews on this because it's 'too serious'. I found it to have laugh out loud moments but it also touches on painfully honest moments too. As someone who has had a bit of a bumpy journey too this book is relatable and I've enjoyed all of it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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