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Rolling with the Punchlines

A Memoir
Narrated by: Urzila Carlson
Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
5 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Written with her trademark deadpan humour, Urzila's memoir is full of great stories about both the big things in life and the little things. 

Urzila's accidental beginning in stand-up has led to an incredibly successful career in comedy, with regular gigs on television as well as sell-out shows in comedy festivals across New Zealand and Australia. 

But life hasn't always been a bundle of laughs. Urzila talks candidly about her childhood with a great family, apart from her abusive dad, and about growing up in South Africa. She shares crazy but true tales about her OE, her move to New Zealand, coming out, getting married and having children, and her life in comedy. 

This is a great listen from one of our most loved and most popular comedians. 

©2016 Urzila Carlson (P)2019 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.

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surprisingly inspiring

I came for the comedy and stayed for the interesting and inspiring live story. Thoroughly enjoyed the content and the performance.

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Loved it!!!

Fantastic book and even better hearing Urzila reading it. Had me in tears with laughter. Chapter 21 was my favourite 🤣

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great story

loved it some very funny points. I felt the story was abit on the short side though.

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Loved it Urzila

Fantastic ! I’m so proud of you .. fantastically read book. Adore you. Can’t wait to see you live again

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Awesome

Full of laughter and heartfelt truths. Best book I have listened to in a long time

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Just Beautiful

A heartwarming account of a beautiful person. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Urzila was very honest with her retelling of her life so far

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loved it

a truly fabulous book, don't know the last time I laughed out loud from a book, don't make it the last book you do.