Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris : Choose Your Own Autobiography

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Tired of memoirs that only tell you what "really "happened?
Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the u back in aUtobiography ? Then look no further than "Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography"! In this revolutionary, Joycean experiment in light celebrity narrative, actor/personality/carbon-based-life-form Neil Patrick Harris lets you, the reader, live his life. You will be born to New Mexico. You will get your big break at an acting camp. You will get into a bizarre confrontation outside a nightclub with actor Scott Caan. Even better, at each critical juncture of your life you will choose how to proceed. You will decide whether to try out for "Doogie Howser, M.D." You will decide whether to spend years struggling with your sexuality. You will decide what kind of caviar you want to eat on board Elton John s yacht.
Choose correctly and you ll find fame, fortune, and true love. Choose incorrectly and you ll find misery, heartbreak, and a hideous death by piranhas. All this, plus magic tricks, cocktail recipes, embarrassing pictures from your time as a child actor, and even a closing song. Yes, if you buy one book this year, congratulations on being above the American average, and make that book "Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography"!"
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 589.67g
  • CROWN PUBLISHING GROUP, DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE INC
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • line drawings/ photo insert
  • 0385346999
  • 9780385346993
  • 65,429

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As a result, Harris s"Autobiography"ends up being clever, heartfelt, smutty, hilarious, cheesier than a 10-ton block of gouda and maybe even a sort of profound meta-statement on the uselessness of any attempt at writing memoir at all. "Paste "
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A legen wait for it dary work of infotainment. "Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel"
Very funny and very honest "San Francisco Chronicle"
A fun little labyrinth of a journey even with all its tricks and jokes, there is actual substance to be found here. one of the most flat-out entertaining reads of 2014. Popmatters.com
Neil Patrick Harris "Choose Your Own Autobiography"is one of the best celeb memoirs I ve ever read. "The Phoenix News"
The interesting thing about Harris s autobiography, especially when compared to other celebrities who release memoirs at a time when their careers are still successful, is that he is actually quite candid about his past sex, partying, or otherwise. TheDailyBeast.com
["Choose Your Own Autobiography"] is silly, irreverent, and tells you a lot about Harris highly creative mind Nerdist.com"
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About Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris is a Tony and Emmy award-winning stage and screen performer, famous for his roles as Barney Stinson in the popular CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" and as the iconic and beloved Doogie Howser, M.D. He s been in many movies, hosted both the Tony and the Emmy Awards multiple times, performed in several Broadway shows, and enjoys the Twitter (follow him at @actuallyNPH). Oh, and he is an accomplished amateur magician on the side. And the father of twins. And he s Dr. Horrible."
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27,484 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 31% (8,567)
4 37% (10,158)
3 22% (6,098)
2 6% (1,617)
1 4% (1,044)
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