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  • How Y'all Doing?

  • Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived
  • Written by: Leslie Jordan
  • Narrated by: Leslie Jordan
  • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Biographies & Memoirs
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Viral sensation and Emmy Award-winner Leslie Jordan regales fans with entertaining stories about the odd, funny, and unforgettable events in his life in this unmissable essay collection that echoes his droll, irreverent voice.

When actor Leslie Jordan learned he had “gone viral”, he had no idea what that meant or how much his life was about to change. On Instagram, his uproarious videos have entertained millions and have made him a global celebrity. Now, he brings his bon vivance to the page with this collection of intimate and sassy essays.

Bursting with color and life, dripping with his puckish Southern charm, How Y’all Doing? is Leslie doing what Leslie does best: telling stories that make us laugh and lift our spirits even in the darkest days. 

Whether he’s writing about his brush with a group of ruffians in a West Hollywood Starbucks, or an unexpected phone call from legendary Hollywood start Debbie Reynolds, Leslie infuses each story with his fresh and saucy humor and pure heart. How Y’all Doing? is an authentic, warm, and joyful portrait of an American Sweetheart - a Southern Baptist celebutante, first-rate raconteur, and keen observer of the odd side of life whose quirky wit rivals the likes of Amy Sedaris, Jenny Lawson, David Rakoff, and Sarah Vowell.

©2021 Leslie Jordan (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers

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A great storytelling

I loved this book! Leslie seems like such a warm and kind person. I loved hearing his stories

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What an enjoyable Book

Leslie Jordan is a beautiful person with a big heart and a foul mouth 🤣. I got his book on audiobook so I could hear him tell his stories, he did not disappoint. Loved it! Love.Light.Leslie ❤

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  • Barry Benedict
  • 2021-04-27

What more could you want?

Leslie Jordan could read a phone book and I would find it entertaining. For those of you who don’t remember phone books, well...

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  • Becky
  • 2021-04-28

loved it!

I thoroughly enjoy listening to Leslie Jordan. he does a great jobs narrating his story and his story has a little something that touches all of us. This book brought a smile to my face.

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  • KS
  • 2021-04-28

Well Sh*t, I wish this was longer

This is worth every penny and every second of listening. I could listen to Leslie Jordan talk all day and night and never get tired of him. What an absolute treat.

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  • Stephanie Holland
  • 2021-04-28

I love everything Leslie Jordan!

I loved it! Only thing is I would've loved hearing more from his earlier years. great man and I love him dearly!

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  • Jessica Bell
  • 2021-04-28

So Happy I Pre-Ordered This!!!!

I never expected anything less than something super amazing and heartfelt from Leslie!! This was a great book and I have both audio and hard copies! I may just read it again tomorrow!!!!

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  • Pam Poarch
  • 2021-04-27

A true story teller

Listened to Mr. Jordan this morning telling his stories as only he can! thank you

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  • kristina Kairat
  • 2021-04-27

Just as entertaining as his Instagram

Loved listening to his story telling!!! Great tales what a life filled with fun characters.

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  • Kristina Abernathy
  • 2021-04-27

This is a great listen!!

This is an awesome book! what makes it even better is that Leslie himself is reading it!! I LOVE IT!!❤️❤️❤️

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  • K
  • 2021-05-06

Listen to this book, don't read it!

Mr. Jordan brought me to laughter and tears. His grandparents knowing since he was two... I'm getting misty eyed right now.

I mynopinion, you are doing yourself a disservice if you don't listen to this book in his own distinctive voice.

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  • Monkey-sue
  • 2021-05-06

loved it!!!

I loved every minute of this book... and what a treat that it was read by the adorable author himself! now that I finished it I'm going to start it again,,💕