. Thanks to his funny, and to his sister through her meteoric rise to stardom and her struggle with demons that never diminished her humor, loving, talent, his own man, Todd remained down to earth, no-nonsense mother, but always close to his cherished mom, or spirit. Now, todd shares his heart and his memories of Debbie and Carrie with deeply personal stories from his earliest years to those last unfathomable days.
My Girls #ad - A revelatory and touching tribute to the lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds written by the person who knew them best, Todd Fisher's poignant memoir is filled with moving stories of growing up among Hollywood royalty. In december 2016, the world was shaken by the sudden deaths of Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds, two unspeakable losses that occurred in less than twenty-four hours.
The stunned public turned for solace to debbie's only remaining child, Todd Fisher, who somehow retained his grace and composure under the glare of the media spotlight as he struggled with his own overwhelming grief. The son of ''america's sweethearts'' Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, Todd grew up amid the glamorous wealth and pretense of Hollywood.
In PiecesGrand Central Publishing #ad - From gidget's sweet-faced "girl next door" to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Award-worthy ferocity and depth of Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has stunned audiences time and time again with her artistic range and emotional acuity. In this intimate, haunting literary memoir and new york times notable Book of the year, the craft that helped her find her voice, an American icon tells her own story for the first time -- about a challenging and lonely childhood, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.
In Pieces #ad - Powerful and unforgettable, In Pieces is an inspiring and important account of life as a woman in the second half of the twentieth century. Yet there is one character who always remained hidden: the shy and anxious little girl within. With raw honesty and the fresh, pitch-perfect prose of a natural-born writer, Field brings readers behind-the-scenes for not only the highs and lows of her star-studded early career in Hollywood, and with all the humility and authenticity her fans have come to expect, but deep into the truth of her lifelong relationships--including her complicated love for her own mother.
One of the most celebrated, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for more than five decades, beloved, beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen.
Still Here: The Madcap, Nervy, Singular Life of Elaine StritchMacmillan Audio #ad - We explore the influential―and often fraught―collaborations she developed with Noël Coward, and above all Stephen Sondheim, Tennessee Williams, as well as her courageous yet flawed attempts to control a serious drinking problem. Rollicking but intimate, where she studied alongside marlon Brando, it tracks one of Broadway’s great personalities from her upbringing in Detroit during the Great Depression to her fateful move to New York City, Bea Arthur, and Harry Belafonte.
We accompany elaine through her jagged rise to fame, to Hollywood and London, and across her later years, when she enjoyed a stunning renaissance, punctuated by a turn on the popular television show 30 Rock. And we see the entertainer triumphing over personal turmoil with the development of her Tony Award–winning one-woman show, Elaine Stritch at Liberty, which established her as an emblem of spiky independence and Manhattan life for an entirely new generation of admirers.
Still Here: The Madcap, Nervy, Singular Life of Elaine Stritch #ad - In still here, alexandra jacobs conveys the full force of Stritch’s sardonic wit and brassy charm while acknowledging her many dark complexities. Following years of meticulous research and interviews, honest, vulnerable, this is a portrait of a powerful, and humorous figure who continues to reverberate in the public consciousness.
Narrator andrea burns is amazing! her performance of new york tiMES editor Jacobs's charming, amusing, well-researched look at the life of actor Elaine Stritch 19252014 is at once intelligent, and illuminating.
Inside Out: A MemoirHarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing #ad - Inside out is a story of survival, success, and surrender--a wrenchingly honest portrayal of one woman's at once ordinary and iconic life. Throughout her rise to fame and during some of the most pivotal moments of her life, body image issues, Demi battled addiction, and childhood trauma that would follow her for years--all while juggling a skyrocketing career and at times negative public perception.
. In this deeply candid and reflective memoir, demi pulls back the curtain and opens up about her career and personal life--laying bare her tumultuous relationship with her mother, her marriages, her struggles balancing stardom with raising a family, and her journey toward open heartedness. Famed american actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir.
Inside Out: A Memoir #ad - For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. As her success grew, a good actress--and, Demi found herself questioning if she belonged in Hollywood, if she was a good mother, always, if she was simply good enough. As much as her story is about adversity, it is also about tremendous resilience.
From iconic film roles to high-profile relationships, Moore has never been far from the spotlight--or the headlines. Even as demi was becoming the highest paid actress in Hollywood, however, she was always outrunning her past, just one step ahead of the doubts and insecurities that defined her childhood.
ShockaholicSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Covering a broad range of topics—from never-before-heard tales of hollywood gossip to outrageous moments of celebrity desperation; from alcoholism to illegal drug use; from the familial relationships of Hollywood royalty to scandalous run-ins with noteworthy politicians; from shock therapy to talk therapy—Carrie Fisher gives an intimate portrait of herself, and she’s one of the most indelible and powerful forces in culture at large today.
Shockaholic #ad - This memoir from the bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking gives you an intimate, gossip-filled look at what it’s like to be the daughter of Hollywood royalty. Told with the same intimate style, and uproarious wisdom that locked Wishful Drinking on the New York Times bestseller list for months, brutal honesty, Shockaholic is the juicy account of Carrie Fisher’s life.
. Just as she has said of playing princess leia—“It isn’t all sweetness and light sabers”—Fisher takes readers on a no-holds-barred narrative adventure, both laugh-out-loud funny and poignant.
These Old BroadsSony Pictures Home Entertainment 5457506 #ad - The drama has only just begun! Shrink-wrapped. After their '60s movie becomes a revival hit, three aging movie stars Oscar® winner Shirley MacLaine, Oscar® nominee Debbie Reynolds and Joan Collins are given a chance to join forces for a one-time televised concert, if they can overcome their long-standing animosity toward one another.
These Old Broads #ad - . Even when a legendary agent oscar® winner Elizabeth Taylor achieves the seemingly impossible task of getting the three to agree to the concert, the producers, worries aren't over.
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie ReynoldsHBO #ad - Given unusual access to each woman's home and life, directors Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens captured the quicksilver wit and intelligence shared by both women as they orbited around each other, living separate lives but kept close by the gravitational pull of love and family. Shot mainly inside the beverly hills compound where both Fisher and Reynolds lived their two houses were connected by one walkway, the film captures the unique chemistry and eccentricity that bound these two generations of Hollywood royalty.
An intimate portrait of two of hollywood's most fascinating personalities, bright lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds has become, poignantly, who sadly and unexpectedly died one day apart in December 2016: Star Wars actress/author Carrie Fisher and her mother, both a requiem and celebration of the two movie icons, Singin' in the Rain star Debbie Reynolds.
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Wishful DrinkingSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Wishful drinking, the show, has been a runaway success. The bestselling author of postcards from the Edge comes clean well, sort of in her first-ever memoir, adapted from her one-woman Broadway hit show. It’s an incredible tale: the child of hollywood royalty—debbie reynolds and eddie fisher—homewrecked by Elizabeth Taylor, learning the father of her daughter forgot to tell her he was gay, having her likeness merchandized on everything from Princess Leia shampoo to PEZ dispensers, then dating Paul Simon, marrying then divorcing, and ultimately waking up one morning and finding a friend dead beside her in bed.
Entertainment weekly declared it “drolly hysterical” and the Los Angeles Times called it a “Beverly Hills yard sale of juicy anecdotes. This is carrie Fisher at her best—revealing her worst. Fisher reveals what it was really like to grow up a product of “Hollywood in-breeding, ” come of age on the set of a little movie called Star Wars, and become a cultural icon and bestselling action figure at the age of nineteen.
Wishful Drinking #ad - Intimate, hilarious, wishful drinking is Fisher, and sobering, looking at her life as she best remembers it what do you expect after electroshock therapy? Shrink-wrapped. She tells her true and outrageous story of her bizarre reality with her inimitable wit, unabashed self-deprecation, and buoyant, infectious humor.
The Princess DiaristPenguin Audio #ad - 2018 grammy® winner for best spoken word albumthe princess diarist is Carrie Fisher’s intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie. People magazine best book of fall 2016 *new york times bestseller * when carrie fisher recently discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, unbridled musings with youthful naiveté, she was astonished to see what they had preserved—plaintive love poems, and a vulnerability that she barely recognized.
Shrink-wrapped. Laugh-out-loud hilarious and endlessly quotable, The Princess Diarist brims with the candor and introspection of a diary while offering shrewd insight into the type of stardom that few will ever experience. Fisher also ponders the joys and insanity of celebrity, and the absurdity of a life spawned by Hollywood royalty, only to be surpassed by her own outer-space royalty.
The Princess Diarist #ad - Today, carrie fisher was just a teenager with an all-consuming crush on her costar, actress, but in 1977, her fame as an author, and pop-culture icon is indisputable, Harrison Ford. With these excerpts from her handwritten notebooks, The Princess Diarist is Fisher’s intimate and revealing recollection of what happened on one of the most famous film sets of all time—and what developed behind the scenes.
Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and MisadventuresHarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio #ad - Shrink-wrapped. In growing up fisher, she recalls the beautifully bizarre twist of fate by which she spent a good part of her childhood next door to Debbie Reynolds. She speaks frankly about how the loss of her sister Carrie Fisher became a source of artistic inspiration. Actress, irreverent, down-to-earth memoir filled with incredible, entertainer Joely Fisher invites readers into the intimate world of her career and family with this hilarious, and how the loss of her unlikely hero, director, candid stories about her life, sister Carrie Fisher, ignited the writer in her.
Growing up in an iconic Hollywood dynasty, Joely Fisher knew a show-business career was her destiny. Shrink-wrapped. The product of world-famous crooner eddie fisher and '60s sex kitten Connie Stevens, singer, she struggled with her own identity and place in the world on the way to a decades-long career as an acclaimed actress, and director.
Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures #ad - Now, joely shares her unconventional coming-of-age and stories of the family members and costars dearest to her heart, while stripping bare her own misadventures. She speaks frankly about the realities of Hollywood -- the fame and fortune, the constant scrutiny. Fisher's memoir will break and warm your heart.
Throughout, she celebrates the anomaly of a two-decade marriage in the entertainment industry, and the joys and challenges of parenting five children, while dishing on what it takes to survive and thrive in the unrelenting glow of celebrity.
Don't Stop Believin'Simon & Schuster Audio #ad - Olivia has always radiated joy, hope, and compassion—determined to be a force for good in the world. Now she is sharing her journey, from Melbourne schoolgirl to international superstar, in this deeply personal book. A four-time grammy award winner, she is one of the world’s bestselling recording artists of all time, with more than 100 million albums sold.
A tireless advocate for countless charities, her true passion is as the founding champion of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia. After her own personal journeys with cancer, she has thrived and become an inspiration for millions around the world.
Don't Stop Believin' #ad - Her appeal as a performer is timeless. Shrink-wrapped. Warm, candid, and moving, don’t stop Believin' is Olivia Newton-John's story in her own words for the very first time. New york times bestseller! with candor, humor, activist, actress, and warmth, legendary musician, and icon Olivia Newton-John reveals her life story—from her unforgettable rise to fame in the classic musical Grease to her passionate advocacy for health and wellness in light of her battles with cancer.
Perfect for fans of tina turner’s my love Story and Sally Field’s In Pieces, this international bestseller is an extraordinary can’t-miss memoir. For more than five decades, Olivia Newton-John has been one of our most successful and adored entertainers. Shrink-wrapped.