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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

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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    treeze 19/08/2016
    treeze 19/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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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.


    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    AWH London 04/10/2016
    AWH London 04/10/2016 Member Since 2016

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    "Very disappointing"
    Would you try another book written by Amy Schumer or narrated by Amy Schumer?

    No


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

    No


    What aspect of Amy Schumer’s performance might you have changed?

    The book needs changing rather than her performance which was ok


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

    Disappointment. I was a huge fan of Trainwreck and persuaded lots of friends to see it, but this must be the least funny book by a comic I've read. Maybe Amy's intention was not to be funny but if so the book's marlketing is at fault as is the jokey title - a pun on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Amy makes some worthwhile points about the poor messages given to young girls by the media, about sexism on the standup circuit (and business generally) and about gun control. However overall the book is just dull and full of pointless lists - for example in a list of Things I Hate Amy lists the Big Bang Theory (the TV show not the theory but apparently can't be bothered to give us a reason for the hatred.


    Any additional comments?

    No

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    MR 27/09/2016
    MR 27/09/2016 Member Since 2016
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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 5 people found this review helpful
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    Isobel 14/10/2016
    Isobel 14/10/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Terrible book"

    I listened to 7 chapters and found Amy sounding very shallow and self appreciating. I would get my money back if I could....

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    yolanda 09/10/2016
    yolanda 09/10/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Overrated"

    To be honest I think this book is so overrated. I was so bored listening to it. The story is all over the place, and at points very pointless. Listen to Tina Fey or Lena Dunham for a good autobiography.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kt7203 29/11/2016
    Kt7203 29/11/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "Brash, rude and opinionated - but entertaining"

    I didn't find it laugh out loud funny though entertaining enough. Would recommend as kept my interest but got annoyed in parts by how defensive Amy is about looks and weight (she mentions this a lot) and feminism and sometimes gets into rant about this. Plus she mentions sex a lot. Plus lots of swearing. But whilst other books can lose my interest she kept me wanting to listen.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 25/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Thouroughly enjoyed."

    As candid as you would expect, self-depricating but also self-appreciating without being big-headed. Funny and sometimes sad. Recommended.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    kat 22/11/2016
    kat 22/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "A fantastic exploration of a woman's life"

    This book felt so incredibly and painfully honest and I often hurt on behalf of the author however it remained an uplifting and funny story showing that there is always light amongst the dark. I loved the focus on woman's issues amongst other things, it showed issues in an unavoidable light and I wish more books could do that. This book was also wonderful in that the author explored her "flaws" although I'd rather say she explored her humanity. There seemed no attempt to wrap up things in a tidy bow, they simply were as the are and I appreciated reading that. I hope there are future books so we can continue to explore life together.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Rachel Finn 20/11/2016
    Rachel Finn 20/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Buy the audio book not the book. You won't regret it."

    Loved this so much. Honest. Funny. Surprising. Sad. And all the better for having Amy (we are definitely on first name terms now) read it. Recommend whole heartedly. Though not suitable for work, children, in front of easily shocked elderly parents etc etc.

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    Vieira Nathalie 15/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Love Amy! Love her book!"

    Loved everything about the book. It is honest, funny, really well written and well interpreted as read by Amy herself. I wasn't sure what to expect, it actually made me think a lot about myself and life and laugh out loud at times. Can't wait for another book!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • CJ
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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.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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