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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Alec Baldwin

Narrated By: Alec Baldwin

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Date: April 2017

Duration: 8 hours 26 minutes

Summary:

One of the most accomplished and outspoken actors today chronicles the highs and lows of his life in this beautifully written, candid memoir.
Over the past three decades, Alec Baldwin has established himself as one of Hollywood’s most gifted, hilarious, and controversial leading men. From his work in popular movies, including Beetlejuice, Working Girl, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Cooler, and Martin Scorsese’s The Departed to his role as Jack Donaghy on Tina Fey’s irreverent series 30 Rock—for which he won two Emmys, three Golden Globes, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards—and as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, he’s both a household name and a deeply respected actor.
In Nevertheless, Baldwin transcends his public persona, making public facets of his life he has long kept private. In this honest, affecting memoir, he introduces us to the Long Island child who felt burdened by his family’s financial strains and his parents’ unhappy marriage; the Washington, DC, college student gearing up for a career in politics; the self-named 'Love Taxi' who helped friends solve their romantic problems while neglecting his own; the young soap actor learning from giants of the theatre; the addict drawn to drugs and alcohol who struggles with sobriety; the husband and father who acknowledges his failings and battles to overcome them; and the consummate professional for whom the work is everything. Throughout Nevertheless, one constant emerges: the fearlessness that defines and drives Baldwin’s life.
Told with his signature candor, astute observational savvy, and devastating wit, Nevertheless reveals an Alec Baldwin we have never fully seen before.

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  • ray w

    It was very interesting to hear some one talk so clearly about what they have lived thru and survived to arrive on the other side. Enjoyed it very much.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Tendu A

    Nice indeed. Where openness distracts from the good writing that's evident there. Bravo

  • Raelene B

    There was so many name dropping and not enough substance. Felt like I was listerning to an essay where they were trying to get to a certain word count so let’s just for 10 mins say a whole bunch of names. Very boring. There was very few raw and real moments, can’t complain to much he did just say he did it for the money.

  • Nicola L

    I didn't mind this book but it wasn't fantastic. I found it a little bit boring.