By the tender age of five, Bernie Mac had found his calling: making others laugh. Since then, he has become one of the greatest comedians of our time. Now, this amazing comic delves deep down inside to retell the poignant story of his childhood and the people who helped shape him into the comedian, and the strong and self-reliant man, he is today.When Mac was just 16 years old, he lost his beloved mother to breast cancer. While he grew up, she was a tough but loving teacher of life lessons and "Mac-isms" that would carry him through many hardships. These lessons gave him an inner strength that led him to choose hope over despair, and to follow his dream of becoming a comedian.
Mac recounts his slow rise to stardom, from doing stand-up at a church dinner at age eight, to performing in amateur open-mike nights to make ends meet, to eventually entertaining huge audiences on stage and in film and television. He also shares the secrets to life, and to comedy, that he learned along the way.
"An uplifting and humorous rags-to-riches story, told with heart." (Publishers Weekly)
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The Mac Man Lives
Within my top 5
Big Nigga, I thought it was funny he really called him that.
When he came up with the saying "I aint scared of you MF's"
Nothing like hearing his voice, tell his story
Great book, makes me sad that he is gone. RIP Mac Man
Sad & Happy Story, But Very Well Missed Bernie,RIP
Yes of cause,His Voice U can`t beat that !
How his mom past away & He took it like a Man, For a young kid.
When he met comedian Red Fox
Maybe You Never Cry Again