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Inside Out

Narrated by: Demi Moore
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For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. From iconic film roles to high-profile relationships, Moore has never been far from the spotlight - or the headlines. 

Even as Demi was becoming the highest paid actress in Hollywood, however, she was always outrunning her past, just one step ahead of the doubts and insecurities that defined her childhood.

Throughout her rise to fame and during some of the most pivotal moments of her life, Demi battled addiction, body image issues, and childhood trauma that would follow her for years - all while juggling a skyrocketing career and at times negative public perception. 

As her success grew, Demi found herself questioning if she belonged in Hollywood, if she was a good mother, a good actress - and, always, if she was simply good enough.

As much as her story is about adversity, it is also about tremendous resilience. In this deeply candid and reflective memoir, Demi pulls back the curtain and opens up about her career and personal life - laying bare her tumultuous relationship with her mother, her marriages, her struggles balancing stardom with raising a family, and her journey toward openheartedness. 

Inside Out is a story of survival, success and surrender - a wrenchingly honest portrayal of one woman’s at once ordinary and iconic life.

©2019 Demi Moore (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Brutally Demi

After the negative publicity indicating that Demi would expose the people responsible for her battles, I thought twice about listening. But, I saw this in the same week that St Elmo’s celebrated its 35th anniversary, so I saw this as a sign to give this book a chance.

I’ve always been a huge fan of Demi, the Demi that the media portrayed. This Demi is deep. She surprisingly shares the same insecurities as every woman I know. She’s also had it a lot harder than most people.

There is no blame laid on Ashton or Bruce, or even her parents. She takes responsibility and is accountable for her actions. This is not what the media portrayed, but neither is Demi. There are lessons and messages here for everyone and that makes this megastar very relatable.

I wish Demi all the very best for her future endeavours and thank her for her honesty. Highly recommended to all.

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Honest , Intimate & Emotional

Amazing!
Demi has been one of my favourite actors for years. This memoir shows her vulnerability. By sharing her struggles and background it makes you feel completely empathetic and you connect with struggles you may have had through your own life. Bravo Demi, I loved every chapter.

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powerful story with a powerful message

Demi was a picture of success. Listening to her story you realise that behind the scenes she was struggling with the same real issues as the rest of the real world. I especially loved the learnings wrapped in her experiences. Her narration made it all the more real, raw, honest and awfully relatable. It was compelling. I could not stop listening. I highly recommend this book to every woman who has ever doubted herself.

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Demi - laying her life bare

A great read. Demi, showing herself inside-out so that we may grasp the opportunity to do the same.

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So raw, so honest, so beautiful.

Superbly narrated by Demi herself. A very open account of her life and the challenges she had to confront. An truly amazing lady.

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powerful read

interesting history but a powerful message. a message a lot of women learn a long and heartbreaking way.

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Captivating

A very raw and though provoking account through the eyes of Demi Moore. An outstanding audio and paperback. Offers a very deep and meaningful journey of how Demi Moore became who she is today. Read like a puzzle, with each piece falling into place, as the reader you feel immensely connected to the journey and realization of discovery along the way. Highly recommend

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The best book I’ve listened to all year!

Demi Moore’s life has been so diverse, filled with extreme lows and incredible highs. But it’s the in- betweens that make this autobiography. The parts of her ‘normal’ life we don’t generally hear about are just as interesting if not more. I learnt a lot about her family life and her reasons for taking various projects that I found fascinating. Demi is intelligent, funny and loving. It comes across in spades. Her narration is 100% perfect, I never rate books as 10/10 but this time I am. I think if you enjoy Hollywood type stories you’d love it- but even if you don’t. It’s funny, interesting an so good I listened to the whole book in one sleep deprived night. Enjoy!

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Great listen

This story is sad, triumphant, touching and beautiful. Demi's narration is outstanding and I became very invested in her journey. Highly recommended.

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Intense

What an unexpected listen. So very sad but still uplifting, moving and inspirational. Thank you

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  • 28-09-2019

Heart-breakingly honest

Demi Moore delivers her own story in her own words. Her determination is mind-boggling, raw and rare.

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  • 31-12-2019

Blessings and growth come in all shapes and sizes.

Demi’s life was a roller coaster practically from birth. Starting with the quicksand that were her parents, she repeatedly struggled with her inner and outer critics.
Over her lifetime she fought tenaciously to survive, before she understood what it took to thrive. Using pain & confusion as her compass, she eventually marched strongly towards self-understandably, hard won self-esteem, self-empowerment and inner peace - a hero’s journey!!

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  • Clemo
  • 02-11-2019

Intriguing yet

Demi is expressing herself well however seems to be living in the pain of her past rather than living in the present moment. She likes to dwell on her “but this happened to me” specially in last chapters. Demi mentions AA however I feel she has stepped away from doing the program as it’s intended and is back “in her cups”.
There is hope that Demi can leave past behind and enjoy her many millions.

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  • Sarah
  • 16-10-2019

Amazing and profound read

I was touched by this memoir. It’s openness and unexpected relevance to my life. It was also so well written and wonderful to have Demi narrate it.

Thank you for sharing so beautifully Demi.

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  • Lucy Baker
  • 14-10-2019

Honest, well narrated by the author,

I loved this book. It was honest, well written and narrated by Demi Moore and well worth the purchase. Many readers will relate to her life.