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Willie Geist is the co-host of NBC's Today in the 9 a.m. hour and the co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe. He is the author of American Freak Show: The Completely Fabricated Stories of Our New National Treasures and Loaded!: Become a Millionaire Overnight and Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks, or Your Money visa mer Back. He also co-wrote Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees... and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have with his father Bill Geist. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

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Valkyrie47 | 1 annan recension | Nov 17, 2016 |
I picked this up on a whim at the Hachette warehouse sale last year. I'm not familiar with either of the Geists, but the subject matter sounded like it might be entertaining, and it's hard to pass up a brand new audiobook for $1.

But...a little less than halfway through, I bailed. I very rarely do that, but this one just wasn't holding my interest. I think I expected a more back-and-forth conversational type book based on the description, but it's written in an essay-type form, alternating between father and son. It just sounded really stilted to me and not very natural. Considering these two gentlemen have made careers out of speaking publicly on TV, I would've expected the audiobook version to be a good option for this book, but I think listening is actually what turned me off the most. I suspect reading in print might've been more appealing in this case.… (mer)
indygo88 | 5 andra recensioner | Jun 15, 2016 |
I loved the way this father and son duo corresponded about their lives, talking about issues they'd never talked about face-to-face. What's so charming about this book is how much fun these two men had with each other, how much love shines through, and their comedic points of view.

What a wonderful gift this book must have been to both father and son, and to the rest of the family.

The audio narration is delightful, hearing their voices and the laughter in their voices. but the book is full of amusing, sweet photos, so I recommend you acquire both (perhaps from the library, as I did).… (mer)
Connie-D | 5 andra recensioner | Jan 17, 2016 |


½ 3.4

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