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I, An Actress: The Autobiography of Karen Jamey

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating details ·  14 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Dark, slapstick comedy rules in the hilarious I, An Actress . As a teen, Karen Hitler dreams of escaping her surname and her small town roots to become a real Hollywood starlet. When Karen's mother runs off to become a hobo, she and her father change their names and drive to Los Angeles. The young actress gets her start in a traveling minstrel show where she has an affair ...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published November 9th 2005 by Contemporary Press (first published 2005)
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Jeffrey Dinsmore
Apr 02, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: anyone who looooves to laugh
I wrote this fucking book and it is 100% hilarious. Recommended to all non-suckaz.
Jul 23, 2008 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Brett
Recommended to Kelly by: Mandy Smith
it wasn't really my genre, but he's a funny writer and i enjoyed it more than i thought i would.

Update, 4 years later: I read this book because my boss's brother wrote it and she asked me to read it. I initially reviewed it in the only positive light in which I could see it because she was a GoodReads friend. But in reality, I didn't think it was funny and I slogged through it so I could hold a conversation with her about it. I am convinced that everyone giving this book a positive review is som
Mike Zinn
Dec 01, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I laughed - I cried - I danced a Tarantella (whatever that is). Then I laughed some more. This is a wonderful autobiography of one of the thousands of souls that are boiling under the surface of Hollywood, moving from one B movie to the next. Actually - it's just a whole lot of fun.
Jul 10, 2007 marked it as to-read
My funniest friend wrote this book, so I bet it's funny. I'm going to read it and you should too!
Apr 02, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Excellent book, very entertaining and what a wacky imagination the author has!
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Jul 28, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I would love to hang out with the author and have a beer, he is f***ed up!
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