Lady Parts by Andrea MartinLady Parts by Andrea Martin

Lady Parts

byAndrea Martin

Hardcover | May 25, 2016

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Whether lighting up the small screen, stealing scenes on the big screen or starring on the stage, Andrea Martin has long entertained Canadians with her hilarious characterizations and heartwarming performances. An important player in SCTV, the funniest show ever to come out of Canada, Martin helped change the face of television by introducing us to a host of characters, including the indomitable Edith Prickley. Martin has worked stages, sets and even trapezes across North America, playing to houses packed with adoring fans, all of whom instantly recognize the star who has entertained us for nearly forty years.

In Lady Parts, Martin, for the first time, shares her fondest remembrances of a life in show business, motherhood, relationships, no relationships, family, chimps in tutus, squirrels, and why she flies to Atlanta to get her hair cut. Martin opens up her heart in a series of eclectic, human, always entertaining and often moving essays. Lady Parts will make you giggle and may make you cry-a powerful collection of stories by a woman with a truly storied life.

ANDREA MARTINwas cast in the 1970 American touring company production ofYou're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, in which she played Lucy. During the tour, she visited Toronto, fell in love with the city and moved there. Soon after, she was cast in the legendary Toronto production of Godspell, with fellow performers Victor Garber, Martin Shor...
Title:Lady PartsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.13 inPublished:May 25, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1443409391

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from funny and insightful Andrea writes like she acts - with a twist of humour that's all her own. Nice insight into the back story of this wonderful comedian. She'll put a smile on your face!
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Had me laughing so hard! I nearly peed my pants while reading this book. Such humour! A delightful and silly read, but also a good insight into Andrea's life.
Date published: 2016-12-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A great read What a wonderful autobiography! She's as good a writer as she is a comedian. Very touching.
Date published: 2016-12-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lady Parts I loved this book. I feel like Andrea Martin is the oldest friend I've never met. And I mean that in a good way since I am older than she is. If she is ever in my town I hope she will drop in for a chat.
Date published: 2015-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING! i loved the book. She made me laugh with her shenanigans and also made me cry while sharing the struggles of her friends battle with cancer. I could really relate to her. Well done Andrea!
Date published: 2015-01-22

Editorial Reviews

Lady Parts transcends the conventions of celebrity memoir to reveal, with incredible and moving honesty, the insides of a gymnastic brain on overdrive.”