Hello, Molly!: A Memoir

  • Type: Audiobooks
  • By: Molly Shannon
  • Age Category: Adults
  • Genre: Biography & Memoir, Non-Fiction
  • Recommended by: Lynn H.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9780063056268
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The beloved SNL actress shares her life story with her trademark effervescence.

Actress Molly Shannon, best known for playing over-the-top characters on Saturday Night Live, narrates her journey to stardom in this audiobook.  Her child-like energy and enthusiasm shine through as she relates the escapades of her unconventional childhood, including the time when she and a friend snuck aboard a flight from Cleveland to New York City at twelve years old.  She candidly shares the heartbreak of losing her mother, sister, and cousin in a car accident when she was four, and the difficult relationship with her charming and alcoholic father, who struggled to raise Molly and her sister Mary as a single parent.   Shannon clearly shows how her childhood shaped her comedic style.  She relates how she broke into show business and landed a defining role on Saturday Night Live, and the process of creating memorable characters like Mary Katherine Gallagher.  Shannon is a gifted storyteller who ultimately shares a narrative of compassion, forgiveness, and the choice to live a joyful life.