Perfect Is Boring

10 Things My Crazy, Fierce Mama Taught Me About Beauty, Booty, and Being a Boss
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.03 hours)
Product Number: Z100128677
Released: Apr 03, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780525529620
Publisher: Books on Tape
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Description

Supermodel and super CEO of our time Tyra Banks and her mother Carolyn show readers why when you kick perfection to the curb and showcase your unique beauty ain't nobody gonna stop you! In Perfect Is Boring, Tyra Banks and her mother, Carolyn, get raw, real and cray-in-a-good-way as they share what they've learned on Tyra's journey from insecure preteen to supermodel and entrepreneurial powerhouse. Though she'll be the first to tell you she is not her daughter's best friend—'cause she ain't that kinda mama!—there's no doubt that Carolyn's signature mix of pep talks and tough love got Tyra to where she is today, and here they pay it forward to empower readers with a reminder that perfect really isn't all that. Whether they're writing about watching Tyra's most imperfect moment go viral (Does "Be Quiet Tiffany!" ring any bells?), no-holds-barred sex talks or how they've overcome everything from fashion industry discrimination to media fat-shaming and a misguided attempt at a music career, they never lose their sense of humor or we-got-your-back-spirit. Full of smart, wise, and often hilarious lessons for mothers, daughters, fathers and sons everywhere—including "Take Responsibility for Yourself," "Lip Gloss + Pizza Sauce = Boss," and "Fix It or Flaunt It"—Perfect Is Boring is a must-read for anyone who needs a kick in the booty, a pat on the back, or a good reason to laugh-out-loud.

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Original Publish Date: Apr 03, 2018

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Product Number EB00709229
Released: Apr 03, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
ISBN: #9780525504290

Professional reviews

"Once known for her performances on the catwalk, former supermodel and talk show host Tyra Banks brings the full force of her sassy style to bear in her new role as narrator of her audiobook. Banks is now known to the younger generation for her role on the reality show "America's Next Top Model." Fans of the show will recognize their favorite parts of the television show host's over-the-top personality in this performance. Adding to the hilarious nature of Banks's delivery are her mother's cameos, scattered throughout the chapters. Together, they give us the all-access behind-the-scenes tour we've always wanted from a celebrity. You will be laughing your way through the ups and downs of Banks's journey to stardom. M.R. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"

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