In 2012, Penny Marshall released an autobiography, My Mother Was Nuts. Below is my review of the audiobook version of this memoir, which I borrowed using my Kindle Unlimited subscription. Enjoy!
My Mother Was Nuts is a fantastic audiobook that showcases the life of the legendary Penny Marshall, who also narrates the book herself. The lively and engaging narration is full of humor that truly brings the story to life and gives the listener a unique and personal experience. The author does a great job of taking the listener on a journey through her life, from her early days growing up in the Bronx to her time as a successful actress and director.
One of the strengths of this audiobook is the anecdotes and stories that Penny shares. They are touching, hilarious, and sometimes even heart-wrenching. The listener will be entertained, moved, and inspired by Penny’s experiences and wisdom. The story of her rise to fame is a testament to her talent and determination, and her candor about the ups and downs of her life makes her relatable and endearing.
This is a must-listen for fans of Penny Marshall and anyone who loves a good, entertaining autobiography. The audiobook truly captures the spirit of this amazing woman, and it’s a delight to spend time in her world. The fact that Penny narrates her own story adds an extra level of intimacy and makes the experience even more special. The listener gets to hear the story directly from the source, and Penny’s voice brings her words to life in a unique and captivating way.
Overall, My Mother Was Nuts is a fantastic audiobook highly recommended for anyone looking for a good, entertaining listen. Whether you are a fan of Penny Marshall or simply looking for a great autobiography, this audiobook will surely provide you with a few hours of enjoyment. So put on your headphones, sit back, and enjoy the ride with the legendary Penny Marshall herself as your guide.
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