Reviewed by Stephanie Ramirez (Library Staff)
The harrowing, thrilling, and ultimately uplifting tale of Ms. Pat, one of the country’s premier black female comedians. Having listened to Ms. Pat on numerous podcasts (including Joe Rogan’s and Marc Maron’s), I was familiar with her horribly traumatic upbringing: her father abandoned the family, her mother was a violent alcoholic and she had two babies by a married man by the time she was 15. In her trademark candor and wit, Ms. Pat tells how she finally transcended her upbringing with the help of “angels” along the way who taught her to dream of a better life.
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