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Maybe You Never Cry Again

  • Kartonierter Einband
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The comedian and actor shares his unique take on family life, describing how his faith in the power of laughter helped ease diffic... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

The comedian and actor shares his unique take on family life, describing how his faith in the power of laughter helped ease difficult times, personal heartaches, and his rise to success.

Autorentext

Bernie Mac is the star and cocreator of The Bernie Mac Show. He has appeared in Russell Simmons's Def Comedy Jam, HBO's Midnight Mac, The Original Kings of Comedy, Mo' Money, Moesha, Ocean's Eleven, Head of State, and the upcoming Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and Mr. 3000. He divides his time between Los Angeles and his hometown of Chicago.



Klappentext

By the tender of age of five, Bernie Mac had found his calling:making others laugh. Now this amazing comedian delves deep inside to share the poignant story of his childhood and the people who shaped him into the strong, self-reliant man and ruthlessly funny comedian he is today.

When Bernie was just sixteen, he lost his mother to cancer.

A tough but loving teacher, she showered the unwilling boy with life lessons and "Mac-isms" that would later carry him through many hardships and give him strength during his slow rise to stardom. Maybe You Never Cry Again recounts this ascent in hilarious detail, from eight-year-old Bernie's stand-up comedy performance at a church dinner to open mike nights in Chicago, the jobs he juggled to make ends meet and eventually, his success in entertaining huge audiences on stage, in film, and on television.

Maybe You Never Cry Again is a powerful testamentto how a mother's love makes everything possible.



Zusammenfassung

The film, television, and comedy legend tells the hilarious and moving story of how tough love, and a sense of humor made him the man he is today

By the tender age of five, Bernie Mac had found his calling: making others laugh. He has since become the star and cocreator of Fox's hit sitcom The Bernie Mac Show; a stand-up legend; and a hit movie star in Head of State and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. Now this amazing comedian delves deep down inside to retell the poignant and hilarious story of his childhood and the people who helped shape him into the comedianand the strong and self-reliant manhe is today.

When young Bernie Mac lost his beloved mother to breast cancer, and faced an astounding number of other hardships, he remembered the “Mac-isms” she taught him: You have to meet all of the challenges, big and small. Because how you start is how you finish. If you want a helping hand, look at the end of your arm. These tough-love lessons gave him an inner strength that led him to choose hope over despair, and to follow his dreams. Maybe You Never Cry Again is a powerful testament to how a mother's love made everything possible for Bernie Mac by teaching him to believe in himself.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Maybe You Never Cry Again
Autor:
EAN: 9780060529321
ISBN: 978-0-06-052932-1
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Harper Collins (US)
Genre: Kunst
Anzahl Seiten: 304
Gewicht: 404g
Größe: H221mm x B141mm x T18mm
Jahr: 2004