Foreword Reviews

Fierce, Funny, and Female

A Journey through Middle America, the Texas Oil Field, and Standup Comedy

This is nationally renowned humorous speaker Marti MacGibbon's sometimes heartbreaking, often hilarious account of passage through trauma, betrayal, and loss in adolescence and young adulthood to discover her inner badass self. As one of the first women to work as a laborer in the Texas oil field, she set off explosives and staked oil wells before realizing her childhood dream of becoming a successful standup comic. The book offers insights into resiliency, courage, and self-empowerment.

BRONZE Foreword Reviews INDIES Book of the Year Award Winner (Humor and Women's Studies), Next Generation Indie Book Awards, WINNER International Beverly Hills Book Awards: Women’s Issues, and WINNER National Indie Excellence Awards: Women’s Health
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Marti MacGibbon
Stay Strong Publishing
Publication Date
Mar 20, 2017
Our Review (5 out of 5 stars)
The subject matter in itself is daunting, even frightening, but MacGibbon’s courage and comedy make "Fierce, Funny, and Female" a winner. Being funny is a survival skill. Marti MacGibbon’s incredible memoir "Fierce, Funny, and Female" is not only a survivor’s tale but an inspirational story... Read More