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  • Try Hard

  • Tales from the life of a needy overachiever
  • By: Em Rusciano
  • Narrated by: Em Rusciano
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)

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By: Em Rusciano
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Summary

Funny, feisty and fabulous, Em Rusciano's insights into her world of mayhem, marriage and motherhood are a laugh-out-loud, cry-out-loud balm for the soul.

From her exploits at the Miss Sheila Fancypants School of Dance and her efforts to secure a solo at her end-of-year performance to embracing the spotlight as an Australian Idol contestant and her deep and abiding love for John Farnham, Em Rusciano is a self-confessed bottomless pit of anxiety with a taste for glitter.

©2016 Em Rusciano (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd

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Loved every second

This is an uplifting, funny, snort, pee your pants book! What is not to love!

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A rollercoaster of emotions

I’ve followed Em’s work for a while. She performs her book with great gusto and it was an enjoyable listen which made me laugh and cry.

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Loved this story

Loved this story. Its raw and honest, funny and sad. Em is a lovely person and tell a story so well.

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  • 29-03-18

Em an emotional rollercoaster

I enjoyed every funny, honest, moving moment of this book. I laughed, spluttered and sobbed. this is an upfront, raw emotional journey of a strong resiliant woman. thanks for sharing so much, you opened your heart and we felt it being torn in two.

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Amazing

she says what everyone else is thinking and feeling. very therapeutic and healing love Em so much

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  • 27-05-18

You need Emelia Rusciano in your life!

This book was so beautiful, heartfelt, hilarious and gut-wrenchingly honest. I want to turn around and start it over - I weirdly feel like Em and I are best friends now and I need to give her a hug and a high-five and an all around “well done bitch”. This was amazing, thank you for laying yourself bare and sharing so much of your beautiful spirit!

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  • 10-06-20

Laughing with my tears

Em is a discovery I found when she was still doing radio, and I stumbled upon her in accident on Facebook and became a huge fan of this Australian radio host, while being half a world away. This story has made me laugh, feel shock flash across my face, and tear up as those additional final chapters made me feel gutted right alongside her. She is a spectacular human being and you won’t regret listening her tell the tale of her crazy wacky life.

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  • Taylor Payne
  • 21-10-19

Em is AMAZING!!

Let’s just start off by saying I want Em to be my best friend!! I know we live in two different countries but I love her!! I’ve listened to this book twice and will probably listen to it another 3000 times! I love her spunk and attitude. She is relatable and is just amazing!! Love love love her and this book!!

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  • brittany lawrence
  • 04-12-17

Em is queen!!

This book is so fabulously written AND narrated!! I love this woman! I went through every emotion listening to this and that doesn't happen often!! Would LOVE to see her stand up one day!!