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ISBN13: 9780316056878
ISBN10: 0316056871
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Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.

She has seen both these dreams come true.

At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon — from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.

Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've all suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

(Includes Special, Never-Before-Solicited Opinions on Breastfeeding, Princesses, Photoshop, the Electoral Process, and Italian Rum Cake!)

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"Fey's caustic wit and wry delivery made it clear she wasn't another airhead comedienne willing to play dumb for laughs. If the world needed reminding that smart girls can be funny and sexy, Tina Fey proved it." Playboy

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"Goddess of the geeks." Time

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From her lifetime pursuit of the perfect Beauty Routine to the oversold joys of breastfeeding, from her whirlwind tour of duty as the Other Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live to her early days in the comedy trenches — Tina Fey puts her unique and endlessly funny mark on modern life, work, marriage, and motherhood.

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Tina Fey lives in Manhattan, where she is the third funniest person in her household, after her husband and five-year-old daughter.

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Lehrerin, August 1, 2014 (view all comments by Lehrerin)
Okay, so I was a Suzie-come-lately to Bossypants, but when the book and I met up, there was so much hilarity and fun. Tina Fey’s life account from childhood to present day is a hoot and then some. Her talent for comedy writing spills over into her life story and makes for riotous reading. My personal favorite is the chapter recalling her experience when she worked at the Evanston, Illinois YMCA. The story about Tim and Joe Daffy-Ducked had me rolling in uncontrollable hysterics for ten minutes: “Heeth off his medth.” I also like how Fey recounts her life of motherhood with great self-deprecation, but the kind of insight and honesty that resonates universally. From “Teat Nazis” to her list of activities for “Me Time,” you cannot get through this book without feeling a bit lighter from the humor.
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djaditi, January 4, 2013 (view all comments by djaditi)
Tina Fey's story - through her own hilarious and well-written words - tells the journey of a woman who has followed her passions while confronting obstacles in what is a male dominated (to say the least) industry. In short, it's so funny yet so honest that I couldn't keep it down. She references her career, how women should approach their careers, her sex life and her great advice for women and men in this department and she highlights her own challenges (in her life and in herself). It's oddly both funny and self-reflective. The imagery she paints just jumps off the page. I highly recommend Bossypants!
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Milly, January 3, 2013 (view all comments by Milly)
My mother recommended this book to me, and bought it for my birthday. It was laugh-out loud hilarious. If you need proof that Tina Fey is a top-notch comedy writer you need only read her book.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780316056878
Author:
Fey, Tina
Publisher:
Reagan Arthur Books
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Subject:
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Subject:
Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 1 lb

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Product details 352 pages Reagan Arthur Books - English 9780316056878 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Fey's caustic wit and wry delivery made it clear she wasn't another airhead comedienne willing to play dumb for laughs. If the world needed reminding that smart girls can be funny and sexy, Tina Fey proved it."
"Review" by , "Goddess of the geeks."
"Synopsis" by , From her lifetime pursuit of the perfect Beauty Routine to the oversold joys of breastfeeding, from her whirlwind tour of duty as the Other Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live to her early days in the comedy trenches — Tina Fey puts her unique and endlessly funny mark on modern life, work, marriage, and motherhood.
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