I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy, Read by Jennette McCurdy
On the Actor’s Challenging Childhood
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Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss Jeannette McCurdy’s best-selling new memoir, I’m Glad My Mom Died, about her childhood acting and her abusive mother. McCurdy uses a dynamic voice for her mother’s parts and a flat one for much of her own dialogue. Known for her slapstick comedy on Nickelodeon, McCurdy shares her dark adolescence out of the limelight. Years after her mother’s death, she is now coming to terms with the abuse she endured.