I Can't Make This up

I Can't Make This up

Life Lessons

eBook - 2017
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Actor and comedian Kevin Hart grew up in North Philadelphia. His father was a drug addict who was in and out of jail. His brother was a crack dealer and petty thief. And his mother was overwhelmingly strict, beating him with belts, frying pans, and his own toys. In his literary debut, he takes the reader on a journey through what his life was, what it is today, and how he's overcome each challenge to become the man he is today. Hart sees life as a collection of chapters that each person gets to write for himself or herself. "Not only do you get to choose how you interpret each chapter, but your interpretation writes the next chapter," he says. "So why not choose the interpretation that serves your life the best?"
Publisher: New York : 37 Ink/Atria, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781501155581
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: Strauss, Neil
OverDrive, Inc
Alternative Title: I cannot make this up


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Didn't even start reading because it has horrible language. An adult should know better. Not recommended.

Jan 09, 2019

How can you honestly not give him 10 out of 5 stars knowing his story of 12 years of unhappiness to finally finding happiness and 16 years of grinding before actually making it?!

Nov 06, 2018

I did not read the book. I listened to the Audiobook that was read by Kevin Hart. This book is funny and very inspiring. He really put in true hustle and grind for his goals. As he states, people think he is new to the business, but he has been around for a long time. With the audiobook, I feel like I had a personal stand-up comedy show from Kevin. I laughed out loud and really enjoyed it.

Oct 09, 2018

Kevin is funny and insightful. A fun and quick read.

I love Kevin Hart and this book was no exception. I couldn't put it down. Recommended!

Aug 15, 2017

I started reading this book rather tentatively because of the level of swearing it had - I just wasn't comfortable with all the four-letter words thrown in. However, I persevered and I'm glad I did. Kevin Hart tells his story candidly if somewhat profanely and there is certainly a lesson in it for everybody. I for one now have a dream of succeeding as a non-swearing stand-up comedienne! (Without giving up my dream of writing the great Canadian novel.) Hart makes some very astute statements for example when he says, "Personality plus knowledge equalled success." Hart's message about just "being" is also a valuable one for comediens.

debwalker Aug 06, 2017

About choosing the life you want despite the odds. OK and the puppies!


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Coarse Language: Contains strong language and profanity.


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"^%&$." -Kevin Hart.


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