My Point...And I Do Have One (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Mar 16, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
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In this #1 New York Times bestseller, Ellen DeGeneres shares her hilarious take on everything from our most baffling human foibles–including how we behave in elevators, airplanes, and restrooms, and why we’re so scared of the boogeyman–to fashion trends, celebrity, and her secret recipe for Ellen’s Real Frenchy French Toast. Most of all, this witty, engaging book offers insights into the mind of one of America’s most beloved comics.…

Dear Reader,
I was awfully excited when I was asked to write a book. I was however, nervous. I was afraid I didn’t have anything important to say. But when I began writing, I realized that although I don’t know a lot about any one thing, I know a little about a whole bunch of things: baking a pie; dancing; curing the common cold; running the Iditarod–it’s all in the book. And I realized I notice things that maybe some people don’t notice (or they don’t notice that they don’t notice). That’s all in the book, too.





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Ellen has a humorous writing style as expected. - Goodreads
The illustrations are pretty funny too. - Goodreads
But her writing style is the way she speaks. - Goodreads
Her stand-up routines and writing reflect that greatly. - Goodreads

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I like reading random ramblings that don't make sense. I like sarcasm. I like Ellen. Yes, this review is biased. I remain a loyal fan. Read full review

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Contents

    Acknowledgments
    A Note from the Author
thanks for nomemory
a letter to myfriend
dailyaffirmations
road warrior
the planetruth
ellens newhobby
chapter 14
the scariestthing
the time ellendegeneres hadan emergency
one stepcloser to god
the elliegellie
things to doif youre stuckin an elevatorto help youpass the time
ellens wildkingdom
ask ellen

ellenvision
I went to apsychic
how toexplain sex toa child
in the kitchenwith ellen
things thatsound like agood idea atfirst butreally arent
ellendegeneres isa man
chapter 13
crazysuperstitionsthat reallywork
the benefitsof being acelebrity
your ownfantasyconversationwith eilendegeneres
experimentsin humanbehavior
ellens surefirecures for thethings that ail ye
the lastchapter
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About the author (2011)

Ellen Degeneres is a stand-up comedian, actress, multiple Emmy Award-winner, writer, and host of the wildly popular and critically acclaimed talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She has been the recipient of a Peabody Award and two People's Choice Awards for Favorite Daytime Talk Show Host and Favorite Funny Female Star, as well as earning the Producers Guild Award for Outstanding Variety Television Show.


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