A$$hole: How I Got Rich & Happy by Not Giving a Damn about Anyone & How You Can, Too

By Martin Kihn
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6.15 Hours 04/08/2008 unabridged
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Marty Kihn was the nicest guy in the world, until he got fed up with being passed over for promotions at work, tired of being suckered into walking his neighbor’s dog, and sick of being disrespected by the man who sold him his morning coffee. On the day he turned forty, Kihn set out to transform himself from Mr. Nice Guy into a rule-breaking, power-mongering, Fox News–watching asshole. Asshole is the story of Kihn’s ascent from beta male to alpha male to asshole. From acting lessons to fight training, from hiring a life coach to covertly observing his nemesis at work, Kihn discloses the techniques that helped him hone his image as a jerk.  Complete with quizzes, charts, and bulleted lists, Asshole is for anyone who’s ever felt like a chump and secretly longs to release his inner asshole.

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Summary

Summary

Marty Kihn was the nicest guy in the world, until he got fed up with being passed over for promotions at work, tired of being suckered into walking his neighbor’s dog, and sick of being disrespected by the man who sold him his morning coffee. On the day he turned forty, Kihn set out to transform himself from Mr. Nice Guy into a rule-breaking, power-mongering, Fox News–watching asshole.

Asshole is the story of Kihn’s ascent from beta male to alpha male to asshole. From acting lessons to fight training, from hiring a life coach to covertly observing his nemesis at work, Kihn discloses the techniques that helped him hone his image as a jerk. 
Complete with quizzes, charts, and bulleted lists, Asshole is for anyone who’s ever felt like a chump and secretly longs to release his inner asshole.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A$$hole is remarkably profane, laugh-out-loud funny, and surprisingly sentimental. Marty Kihn is one Grade A A$$hole.”  Rory Freedman, coauthor of Skinny Bitch
“Prepare to be riveted and to laugh out loud.” John Alexander, author of How to Become an Alpha Male
“A$$hole is the funniest business book I’ve ever read, with Kihn starring as the world’s most loveable asshole.” Robert Sutton, author of New York Times bestseller The No Asshole Rule 
“What’s it like when the nice guy finally decides to take the bull by the horns to become like those complete jerks who seem to get all the girls, all the cash, and all the glory? Through humor and vivid storytelling, Martin Kihn takes you through that journey.” John Alexander, author of How to Become an Alpha Male

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Author Bio: Martin Kihn

Martin Kihn is an Emmy Award-nominated former writer for MTV’s Pop-Up Video and the author of House of Lies. He has worked at Spy, Forbes, and New York, and his articles have appeared in the New York Times, GQ, Details, and Cosmopolitan. He lives in Minneapolis.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Humor
Runtime: 6.15
Audience: Adult
Language: English