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Scrappy Little Nobody - Anna Kendrick
Scrappy Little Nobody
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A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect.“I’m excited to publish my first book, and because I get uncomfortable when people have high expectations, I'd like to use this opportunity to showcase my... show more
A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect.“I’m excited to publish my first book, and because I get uncomfortable when people have high expectations, I'd like to use this opportunity to showcase my ineptitude, pettiness, and the frequency with which I embarrass myself. And while many of my female inspirations who have become authors are incredibly well-educated and accomplished comedy writers, I'm very, very funny on Twitter, according to Buzzfeed and my mom, so I feel like this is a great idea. Quick question: are run-on sentences still frowned upon? Wait, is ending a sentence with a preposition still frowned upon? I mean, upon frowned? Dammit!” —Anna Kendrick Anna Kendrick’s autobiographical collection of essays amusingly recounts memorable moments throughout her life, from her middle class upbringing in New England to the blockbuster movies that have made her one of Hollywood’s most popular actresses today. Expanding upon the witty and ironic dispatches for which she is known, Anna Kendrick’s essays offer her one-of-a-kind commentary on the absurdities she’s experienced on her way to and from the heart of pop culture.
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781501117206 (1501117203)
ASIN: 1501117203
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
4.0 A Charming Memoir
Unlike some of the celebrity memoirs I've read this year (and yeah, there's been a lot of them -- I'm not sure why), this is a pretty straight-forward one. Roughly chronological, it covers Kendrick's life and career from childhood to the last year or two. What separates this is Kendrick's voice -- i...
Silvie's bookshelf
Silvie's bookshelf rated it
4.0 Scrappy Little Nobody
This is the best celebrity memoir I've read in the last years. Funny, smart and emotional sometimes, Anna Kendrick's little book is a longer and funnier version of her Twitter.
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