Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Read by Billy Crystal
January 1, 2013 / ISBN 9781427229502
by Carisa Brock-Farrington
In their neighborhood
of Long Island, The Crystal boys were an unstoppable force
– a trait Billy has never lost in his life so far and
is determined not to give up any time soon. He and his brothers,
along with his mom, dad, uncles, aunts and eclectic friends
molded a universe of love, laughter, and jazz. From this amazing,
and at times very emotionally rough, childhood, Billy would
emerge a very open-minded funny man destined to win over the
hearts and loyalty of many, many people.
In this audiobook, Crystal covers his lifetime
in a way only a true wordsmith can. From his envelope-pushing
work as Jodie Dallas on the show “Soap,” to his
own contributions to the movie world like “Mr. Saturday
Night,” he covers all of his career in a charismatically
candid fashion. He talks about his friendships, his marriage,
his kids, and his slow, painful acceptance of growing old.
The first time I saw Billy Crystal was in
the movie “City Slickers”. I remember immediately
falling in love with his personality. I always knew this man
had made himself a modern legend in Hollywood, but I had no
idea about his background or his family. I’ve listened
to this audiobook twice so far, and every time I pick up on
something different. There is so much to this man’s
life that is amazing and emotional that I found myself sucked
into his world for hours. I didn’t think it was possible
to gain more respect for a man I’ve admired for years,
but after hearing about his life and career, I have definitely
done just that in epic fashion.
contains narrations as well as stand up recordings. He actually
performed parts of the book in front of a live audience, which
allows us listeners to understand just how close he holds
his life on stage to his heart.
this for everyone, young and old, who have seen this man’s
work on TV, stage, and screen. There is some adult content
and language, but it’s so well-delivered, your sides
will ache from laughing.