Thanks for Nothing

  • by Jack Dee
  • Narrated by Jack Dee
  • 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

For the first time, comedian Jack Dee reveals the highs and lows of his early life and disastrous day jobs.You don't just wake up jaundiced and bitter; it's taken Jack years of dedication and commitment to brew his unique cocktail of disillusionment and bile. What turned this once optimistic young man into a grumpy middle-aged git? Was it working in an artificial-leg factory? Or delivering incontinence pads for the NHS? Or was it the time when he was shunned by his peers for daring to thrash a one-armed man at tennis?In this hilariously frank account of his life, Jack finally answers the question, 'So how did you get started in comedy then?' Along the way, he shares his blatantly unreasonable views on everything from personal trainers to boutique hotels, from the overrated moon landing to 'people who hold their cutlery the wrong way'.Once you've listened to this book, you'll never think of Jack Dee as a smiling, happy-go-lucky, friendly face again.


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Customer Reviews

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Intelligent and Funny. Jack Dee is one of the funniest comedians around today. Although the book has a few slow parts, it is more than made up for by the rest.
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- Avi

great read

Any fan of Jack Dee will like this and even if you don't like him it's a good yarn.

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- marty

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-15-2009
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks