Who's Sorry Now

  • by Joe Pantoliano, David Evanier
  • Narrated by Joe Pantoliano
  • 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Movie star and Emmy Award-winner Joe Pantoliano's Who's Sorry Now was originally published in 2003 to critical acclaim and became a New York Times best seller. Available for the first time in audio, Pantoliano's intimate and honest performance of the story of his own life memorably amplifies the humor and pain of his childhood. Occasionally going "off script", he adds depth, warmth, and new insights to his reminiscences.
For fans of Pantoliano's work on the screen (The Matrix, The Sopranos, and more), or for those who have been inspired by his lifelong struggle against mental "dis-ease" and his advocacy through the charity No Kidding Me 2, Who's Sorry Now is an inspiring gem. For listeners who want to know what life was REALLY like during the "Mad Men" years, who wonder what shapes an artist from childhood, or who enjoy a brilliant memoir brilliantly performed, Who's Sorry Now is a fascinating and entertaining experience.

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What the Critics Say

"'Joey Pants' writes with energy, humor and honesty, and his passionate closing chapter... is the icing on the cake. (Publishers Weekly)
"The author's somewhat convoluted route from street kid to actor is downright fascinating, and in one fell swoop, he proves to be as fine a writer as he is an actor." (Booklist)

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Joey Pants

Bought on a whim, thinking this would be the story of his hollywood career, I was really surprised that Joe Pantoliano's first (and hopefully not last) book is a brilliant telling of his childhood growing up in a low class Italian New Jersey family.

Joey Pants recounts with great enthusiasm, tales filled with both great humour and heart wrenching sadness, including stories from his days bullied in the neighbourhood, his battle with dyslexia, and his often volatile family life. It is his overbearing and sometimes abusive mother that is the main focal point for all stories, and is read with such passion it is hard not to get sucked in

By the end, I was glad this didn't turn into a story of his Hollywood rise, that just would not fit the narritive structure created here and would have only cheapened the emotional impact felt at the end.

For fans and non fans a like, Who's Sorry Now is one of the better autobiographies you will hear this year
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- C. Lowe

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-08-2011
  • Publisher: Audible Studios