Never Grow Up

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Jackie Chan

Narrated By: Daxing Zhang

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Date: December 2018

Duration: 9 hours 35 minutes

Summary:

A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world.

Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it’s from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, and mind-bending stunts. In 2016—after fifty-six years in the industry, over 200 films, and many broken bones—he received an honorary Academy Award for his lifetime achievement in film. But at sixty-four years old, Jackie is just getting started.

Now, in Never Grow Up, the global superstar reflects on his early life, including his childhood years at the China Drama Academy (in which he was enrolled at the age of six), his big breaks (and setbacks) in Hong Kong and Hollywood, his numerous brushes with death (both on and off film sets), and his life as a husband and father (which has been, admittedly and regrettably, imperfect).

Jackie has never shied away from his mistakes. Since The Young Master in 1980, Jackie’s films have ended with a bloopers reel in which he stumbles over his lines, misses his mark, or crashes to the ground in a stunt gone south. In Never Grow Up, Jackie applies the same spirit of openness to his life, proving time and time again why he’s beloved the world over: he’s honest, funny, kind, brave beyond reckoning and—after all this time—still young at heart.

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  • Eric C.

    Brilliant job. Well written and a good insight into Jackie Chan's past, though I still think there are many missing gaps to be filled. I don't think we will get to know everything about how Jackie made his films. This book contains bits and pieces of his film-making, his upbringing, family life and the changes he's undergone throughout the years. You will definitely enjoy this title and you'll be inspired to see the world differently.

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