How to American: An Immigrant'S Guide to Disappointing Your Parents [Audiobook] download free by Jimmy O Yang

How to American: An Immigrant'S Guide to Disappointing Your Parents Audiobook download free by Jimmy O Yang
  • Listen audiobook: How to American: An Immigrant'S Guide to Disappointing Your Parents
  • Author: Jimmy O Yang
  • Release date: 2018/6/2
  • Publisher: DA CAPO PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780306903496
  • Rating: 9.51 of 10
  • Votes: 105
  • Review by: Brenden Hearn
  • Review rating: 8.17 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/28
  • Duration: 3H4M in 256 kbps (48 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Apple Lossless, FLAC, WMA, MPEG4, Shorten, MP3, WAV (compression AZW3, ZIP, Z, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M32S (5.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Standup comic, actor and fan favorite from HBO's Silicon Valley and the film Crazy Rich Asians shares his memoir of growing up as a Chinese immigrant in California and making it in Hollywood. 'I turned down a job in finance to pursue a career in stand-up comedy. My dad thought I was crazy. But I figured it was better to disappoint my parents for a few years than to disappoint myself for the rest of my life. I had to disappoint them in order to pursue what I loved. That was the only way to have my Chinese turnip cake and eat an American apple pie too.' Jimmy O. Yang is a standup comedian, film and TV actor and fan favorite as the character Jian Yang from the popular HBO series Silicon Valley. In How to American, he shares his story of growing up as a Chinese immigrant who pursued a Hollywood career against the wishes of his parents: Yang arrived in Los Angeles from Hong Kong at age 13, learned English by watching BET RapCity for three hours a day, and worked as a strip club DJ while pursuing his comedy career. He chronicles a near deportation episode during a college trip Tijuana to finally becoming a proud US citizen ten years later. Featuring those and many other hilarious stories, while sharing some hard-earned lessons, How to American mocks stereotypes while offering tongue in cheek advice on pursuing the American dreams of fame, fortune, and strippers.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Autobiography: Arts & Entertainment, Humour Collections & Anthologies, Autobiography: General, Biography: General, Black & Asian Studies, Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Individual Actors & Performers, Funny Books & Stories
  • Download servers: Google Drive, Hotfile, BitShare, MEGA, Localhostr, Dropbox, FileServe, Cozy. Compressed in AZW3, ZIP, Z, RAR
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 25.94 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x231x25mm
  • Weight: 363g
  • Printed by: Not Available
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