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Hey Mom

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With wry wit and poignant humor, Louie Anderson, New York Times bestselling author and Emmy Award–winning comedian currently starring in Zach Galifianakis's Baskets, shares his journey of turning life's challenges into joy, as well as plenty of wisdom he's still discovering from his late mother.
Louie Anderson has channeled his beloved mom in his stand-up routine for decades, but she died before seeing him reach his greatest heights, culminating in his breakout TV role as Christine Baskets, the mesmerizing character inspired by his mom, Ora Zella Anderson. This book is Louie's way of catching her up on his triumphs, disappointments, and continuing challenges. There is heartache, but also great hope. There are also—given Louie's inimitable voice—laugh-out-loud stories and observations on life's absurdities, the kind only he could make.

"I started out writing these letters to my mom, but a few friends said I should write a book. I said okay because next to 'we'll see,' 'okay' is as non-committal as you can get. But somehow I stuck with it. I hope you like it. I hope that after you read it, you'll write or call your own mom—and dad, sister, brother, cousin, nephew. Or have lunch with them. Or breakfast. It doesn't have to be lunch. But do it now. Don't wait like I did." —Louie

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Publisher: Atria Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: April 3, 2018

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781501189197
  • File size: 23340 KB
  • Release date: April 3, 2018

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781501189197
  • File size: 23340 KB
  • Release date: April 3, 2018

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

With wry wit and poignant humor, Louie Anderson, New York Times bestselling author and Emmy Award–winning comedian currently starring in Zach Galifianakis's Baskets, shares his journey of turning life's challenges into joy, as well as plenty of wisdom he's still discovering from his late mother.
Louie Anderson has channeled his beloved mom in his stand-up routine for decades, but she died before seeing him reach his greatest heights, culminating in his breakout TV role as Christine Baskets, the mesmerizing character inspired by his mom, Ora Zella Anderson. This book is Louie's way of catching her up on his triumphs, disappointments, and continuing challenges. There is heartache, but also great hope. There are also—given Louie's inimitable voice—laugh-out-loud stories and observations on life's absurdities, the kind only he could make.

"I started out writing these letters to my mom, but a few friends said I should write a book. I said okay because next to 'we'll see,' 'okay' is as non-committal as you can get. But somehow I stuck with it. I hope you like it. I hope that after you read it, you'll write or call your own mom—and dad, sister, brother, cousin, nephew. Or have lunch with them. Or breakfast. It doesn't have to be lunch. But do it now. Don't wait like I did." —Louie

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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Atria Books

    Kindle Book
    Release date: April 3, 2018

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781501189197
    File size: 23340 KB
    Release date: April 3, 2018

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9781501189197
    File size: 23340 KB
    Release date: April 3, 2018

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English