I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons (Unabridged)
by Neil Strauss - contributor & Kevin Hart
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Superstar comedian and Hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller. It begins in North Philadelphia. He was born an accident, unwanted by his parents. His father was a drug addict who was in and out of jail. His brother was a crack dealer and petty thief. And his mother was overwhelmingly strict, beating him with belts, frying pans, and his own toys. The odds, in short, were stacked against our young hero, just like the odds that are stacked against the release of a new book in this era of social media (where Hart has a following of over 100 million, by the way). But Kevin Hart, like Ernest Hemingway, J.K. Rowling, and Chocolate Droppa before him, was able to defy the odds and turn it around. In his literary debut, he takes the listener on a journey through what his life was, what it is today, and how he's overcome each challenge to become the man he is today. And that man happens to be the biggest comedian in the world, with tours that sell out football stadiums and films that have collectively grossed over $3.5 billion. He achieved this not just through hard work, determination, and talent: It was through his unique way of looking at the world. Because just like a book has chapters, Hart sees life as a collection of chapters that each person gets to write for himself or herself. "Not only do you get to choose how you interpret each chapter, but your interpretation writes the next chapter," he says. "So why not choose the interpretation that serves your life the best?"
I love this
Ian Ellis approved!
If you want to be a comic or an agent I can't recommend this book enough. Get the audio book, as it will be the best $25 you put into having a career. I read every comedy book, and this one is the most useful! I don't care how you feel about Kevin's comedy, his work ethic, stories, and advice will help you.
PS get the audio version!
PPS 👏👏👏 for Keith Robinson
Best book 📚
This is a great book I've read and and I have the audio. The audio seem like a movie 🎥 or show very real funny and inspiring. MR.Hart should get what ever award they give to people that have great 👍🏾 books 📚 i know what I'm getting every one for a gift 🎁 this book 📚👏🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾🤣😂😅🥇🎥