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Scrappy Little Nobody

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Anna Kendrick

Narrated By: Anna Kendrick

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Date: November 2016

Duration: 6 hours 1 minutes

Summary:

A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect.

“I’m excited to publish my first book, and because I get uncomfortable when people have high expectations, I'd like to use this opportunity to showcase my ineptitude, pettiness, and the frequency with which I embarrass myself. And while many of my female inspirations who have become authors are incredibly well-educated and accomplished comedy writers, I'm very, very funny on Twitter, according to Buzzfeed and my mom, so I feel like this is a great idea. Quick question: are run-on sentences still frowned upon? Wait, is ending a sentence with a preposition still frowned upon? I mean, upon frowned? Dammit!” —Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick’s autobiographical collection of essays amusingly recounts memorable moments throughout her life, from her middle class upbringing in New England to the blockbuster movies that have made her one of Hollywood’s most popular actresses today. Expanding upon the witty and ironic dispatches for which she is known, Anna Kendrick’s essays offer her one-of-a-kind commentary on the absurdities she’s experienced on her way to and from the heart of pop culture..

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  • Ramona C.

    This book has taken me on a very enjoyable ride with the Author's immensely entertaining, grounded wit!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Chelsey P.

    I already love Anna Kendrick and her book just made me love her mom! Such a great book! Definitely recommend if you wanting to listen to something humorous and witty.

  • Angela P.

    I already loved Anna Kendrick and now I love her even more! What a delightful read full of wit and humor! I highly recommend.

  • Emily T

    Wonderful and funny autobiography

  • Jessica C

    Funny, interesting, and entertaining listen.

  • Elki J

    relatable, interesting, insightful and hilarious!

  • Tasha C

    First off if you are not a fan of hers you probably will not like it. No the stories are not life changing or anything fancy, they are just her being her and let's face it she is just a human. I am glad I listened to it, and I enjoyed it.

  • Maryam A

    i agree that it wouldn't have been the same if she wasn't narrating. I will admit...i was judgy before I got the audiobook and was sceptical. But I was pleasantly surprised that she was witty and edgy. A little tooo self-deprecating though. but yeah...her narration was great.

  • Emma D

    She is a very interesting and unique girl who really doesnt need to sware so much as she has an excellent vocabulary available to her. I like how articulate and expressive she is for someone so young...will be waiting for her next book: After she has met the right man and had babies...i am unabashedly old-fashioned but I love a good actor's memoir

  • Monica P

    Entertaining. It wouldn't have been the same if she wasn't the narrator. It had more cussing than suits my taste, but she is just being herself, so who am I to judge. Overall, it's a well written peek into a young actors mind.