• Maybe You Never Cry Again

  • By: Bernie Mac
  • Narrated by: Bernie Mac
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Abridged
  • Release date: 09-07-06
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperAudio
  • 4.6 (98 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

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.
©2003 Bernie Mac and Pablo F. Fenjves; (P)2003 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"An uplifting and humorous rags-to-riches story, told with heart." (Publishers Weekly)
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By David on 07-24-14

The Mac Man Lives

Where does Maybe You Never Cry Again rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Within my top 5

Who was your favorite character and why?

Big Nigga, I thought it was funny he really called him that.

Which scene was your favorite?

When he came up with the saying "I aint scared of you MF's"

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Nothing like hearing his voice, tell his story

Any additional comments?

Great book, makes me sad that he is gone. RIP Mac Man

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By Edwin on 03-20-13

Sad & Happy Story, But Very Well Missed Bernie,RIP

Would you consider the audio edition of Maybe You Never Cry Again to be better than the print version?

Yes of cause,His Voice U can`t beat that !

What was one of the most memorable moments of Maybe You Never Cry Again?

How his mom past away & He took it like a Man, For a young kid.

Which scene was your favorite?

When he met comedian Red Fox

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Maybe You Never Cry Again

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By Nicollette on 09-14-12

Deep...

Emotional story, so many different levels of experiences as he takes you along with him through his past. I loved it R>I>P Mac Man :-)

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By Pervinder Daklow on 08-09-17

Awesome book read by the MAC man himself RIP

What made the experience of listening to Maybe You Never Cry Again the most enjoyable?

Pulled on heart strings, the struggles and the pain along the path

Which character – as performed by Bernie Mac – was your favourite?

BEANIE

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

All of it

Any additional comments?

Must read or hear.<br/><br/>I read the hardcopy a few time but to hear Bernie Mac tell it as it is really brings the book to life

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