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Author: Amy Poehler
Publisher: New York, NY : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The actress best known for her work on "Parks and Recreation" and "Saturday Night Live" reveals personal stories and offers her humorous take on such topics as love, friendship, parenthood, and her relationship with Tina Fey.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiography
Named Person: Amy Poehler; Amy Poehler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Poehler
ISBN: 9780062268341 0062268341 9780062268358 006226835X
OCLC Number: 884861385
Description: xix, 329 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Writing is hard : a preface ; Instructions for how to use this book --
Part one. Say : whatever you want. How I fell in love with improv : Boston ; Plain girl vs. the demon ; Laughing to crying to laughing ; The day I was born ; Sorry, sorry, sorry ; My books on divorce ; Talk to yourself like you're ninety --
Part two. Do : whatever you like. How I fell in love with improv: Chicago ; The Russians are coming ; Humping Justin Timberlake ; Every mother needs a wife ; My world-famous sex advice ; Gimme that pudding ; Bad sleeper --
Part three. Be : whoever you are. How I fell in love with improv : New York ; Parents just do understand ; Don't forget to tip your waitresses ; Treat your career like a bad boyfriend ; Partner in crime ; I'm so proud of you ; Let's build a park ; Things they don't tell you about the biz ; Time travel ; Obligatory drug stories, or, Lessons I learned on mushrooms ; My boys --
The robots will kill us all : a conclusion.
Responsibility: Amy Poehler.

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The actress best known for her work on "Parks and Recreation" and "Saturday Night Live" reveals personal stories and offers her humorous take on such topics as love, friendship, parenthood, and her relationship with Tina Fey.

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It sounds like Amy is just talking to you, not reading

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2015-07-03) Very Good Permalink

The audiobook version is fantastic! Amy Poehler herself "reads" it, but it never feels like reading--more like she's just talking to you and telling stories. She also gets Carol Burnett, Kathleen Turner, and Patrick Stewart to read her chapter titles, Seth Meyers to read a chapter...
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