My Point...And I Do Have One

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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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User Review  - Andy Dale - Goodreads

This book is fairly old, but was still pretty cute. I like Ellen's humor and find her funny. I laughed out loud a few times. Read full review

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User Review  - Delanie - Goodreads

quick (3 days) read, funny but not as funny as her most recent book from what I remember of that one. She is always a good laugh to lighten up the mood. Read full review

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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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