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User Review  - Jenni J. -

I am not finished with this book but there is a reason for that. The book is mostly written by Chriss brother who apparently holds a lot of anger and animosity toward Chris. I dont like the book. If ... Read full review

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User Review  - thoughtbox - LibraryThing

I will admit to approaching this book with some trepidation. After picking it up and glancing at it in the bookstore, I was worried it would be another “Live From New York.” For those of you who don’t ... Read full review

well written

User Review  - caseydoodledoo -

My daughter has always been a big fan of Chris Farley. I gave her this book for Christmas. After reading it she said it made her laugh and cry. Its a very well written book. Read full review

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User Review  - ennie - LibraryThing

A wild one, gone too soon. Chris's brother compiled this oral history of reminiscences by the comedian's friends and family. Chris comes across as talented, sweet, family-oriented and earnest. He was able to sober up at times, but in the end his addictions won. Read full review

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User Review  - lizzyerwin - LibraryThing

I picked this one up on a whim and it turned out to be one of the best biographies I've ever read. Developed as an oral biography, the inter-splicing of first person remembrances of Farley is an ... Read full review

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The biography of Chris Farley spared no anguish. Every detail of how Chris carried himself is brought to life through the story telling of some 25+ people; most of which are names you and I would recognize. I enjoyed Chris Farley's acting before reading this biography, now I can honestly say I enjoyed him as a person too. They way the Farley brothers make you feel what Chris was going through all the way to his demise, amazing. Chris Farley was truly loved by some of the world's funniest comic talents and many, many fans. If your a fan of 'Tommy Boy' or Chris's many SNL skits, they take on a whole new meaning once reading this book. How about the movie Shrek, learn something that very few people have heard until now. Please do yourself a favor and go out and buy this book.

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