Don't Let My Mama Read This

Don't Let My Mama Read This : A Southern Fried Memoir

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Meet Hadjii. He's got a loving family, a taste for making trouble, and a wicked sense of humor. His first book, " Don't Let My Mama Read This," is a rarity--an upbeat memoir about a blessedly normal childhood written by a natural-born storyteller. In it, he offers a warm, witty look at the pleasures and pitfalls of growing up in a close-knit Southern family, from a young man who's just like you, only funnier.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129.54 x 198.12 x 20.32mm | 90.72g
  • BROADWAY BOOKS
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0767926471
  • 9780767926478

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"We were reading it aloud during a car trip and were laughing so hard we had to pull off the road for safety. Honest." --Roger Ebert "I wouldn't let my mom read it either, but I'd recommend it to anyone else. Hadjii has made a literary debut as fresh and funny as his first film. One of the original voices of his generation." --Reginald Hudlin, President of Entertainment, BETshow more

About Hadjii

Hadjii wrote, directed, and starred in the film "Somebodies," which had its premiere at Sundance in 2006. A series based on "Somebodies," also written by, directed by, starring, and executive-produced by Hadjii, is slated to appear on BET, the first original sitcom ever to appear on that network.show more

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60 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 40% (24)
4 28% (17)
3 23% (14)
2 5% (3)
1 3% (2)
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