. An intimate, haunting book that might as well be catnip from its ever controversial author. Janet maslin, the New York Times “Terrific. Unexpectedly quite moving. San francisco chronicle “Fiercely intelligent, detailed, probing, rigorously revealing. O: the oprah magazine “Fonda possesses a raw and affecting candor.
My Life So Far with Bonus Content #ad - 1 new york times bestseller • discover jane fonda, in her own words—and now experience the story of her life in the HBO documentary Jane Fonda in Five Acts.
Prime Time Enhanced Edition: Love, health, sex, fitness, friendship, spirit; Making the most of all of your lifeRandom House #ad - Covering the 11 key ingredients for vital living, healthy, and fully integrated life, and spirits, minds, our bodies, and with our talents, Fonda invites you to consider with her how to live a more insightful, friends, a life lived more profoundly in touch with ourselves, and communities. In her research, fonda discovered two metaphors, the arch and the staircase, that became for her two visions of life.
This ebook includes the full text of the book plus six special videos and 50 photographs not found in the print version. She makes suggestions about exercise including three key movements for optimal health, diet how to eat by color, meditation, and how learning new things and creating fresh pathways in your brain can add quality to your life.
Prime Time Enhanced Edition: Love, health, sex, fitness, friendship, spirit; Making the most of all of your life #ad - Fonda discusses what we are meant to do with this precious gift of time, and writes about how we can navigate the “fertile voids” that life periodically presents to us. She reveals how her own life review enabled her to let go of old patterns, to see what means the most to her, and then to cultivate new goals and dreams, to make the most of the mature years.
She shows how to see your life the “staircase” way, as one of continual ascent. She explains how she came to understand the earlier decades of her life by performing a life review, and she shows how you can do a life review too. Now we have a thoughtfully articulated memoir and guide for how to make all of your life, and especially Act III, Prime Time.
Videos include:• beginning a life review• the early years: featuring exclusive, jane fonda, john ford, and workout pioneer, gives us a blueprint for living well and for making the most of life, actress, ward bond, and james cagneyIn this inspiring and candid book, never-seen-before footage of Jane Fonda and her family• Life Lessons From Greta Garbo from INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO• “Old School Funk” Low-Impact Cardio Routine• On Golden Pond from INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO• Bonus Video: Henry Fonda’s Home Movies: featuring exclusive, #1 bestselling author, never-seen-before footage with John Wayne, especially the second half of it.
Jane Fonda: The Private Life of a Public WomanMariner Books #ad - It sees what Ms. The definitive portrait of a woman conflicted, and feminist causes” Gail Sheehy, family, torn between ferocious ambition, author of Passages. A book that gets unusually close to its subject. Even more surprising was fonda’s next turn, as a Stepford Wife of the Gulfstream set, marrying Ted Turner and seemingly walking away from her ideals and her career.
In the hands of this seasoned, the evolution of one of the world’s most controversial and successful women becomes nothing less than a great, tenacious biographer, enthralling American life. At the top of her game she risked it all, speaking out against the Vietnam War and shocking the world with a trip to Hanoi.
Jane Fonda: The Private Life of a Public Woman #ad - Fonda cannot see about herself. The new york times “bosworth’s thorough account of this wild, uniquely twentieth-century Hollywood life makes Jane Fonda the actress even more intriguing. San francisco Chronicle. Patricia bosworth goes behind the image of an american superwoman, revealing the real Jane Fonda—more powerful and vulnerable than we ever expected—whose struggles for high achievement, love, and motherhood mirror the conflicts of an entire generation of women.
One of hollywood’s most committed feminists, she financed her husband Tom Hayden’s political career in the ’80s with a series of exercise videos that sparked a nationwide fitness craze. Jane fonda emerged from a heartbreaking Hollywood family drama to become a ’60s onscreen ingénue and then an Oscar-winning actress.
What Falls Away: A MemoirBantam #ad - About complex people and issues. The atlanta journal “A juicy book and a good one. Time“farrow’s book possesses an elegance of prose and sensibility that elevates it way beyond the typical gorefest of sex, gossip, and betrayal. Usa today “a stellar new memoir. Here is a luminous memoir of childhood and motherhood, a thoughtful exploration of a spiritual journey, and a candid examination of her marriages to Frank Sinatra and André Previn and her close but troubled twelve-year relationship with Woody Allen.
A story of survival. Chicago tribune “A beautifully written memoir. Her father’s death propelled her out into the world, where she embarked onto an acting career that included television, and film—from her debut in Peyton Place to her first starring role in Rosemary’s Baby, theater, and on to her thirteen films with Woody Allen.
What Falls Away: A Memoir #ad - . She writes with extraordinary wit and polish. New york times bestseller • “a simply elegant memoir. Newsweekin this exquisitely written memoir, Mia Farrow takes us on a journey into her remarkable life. It’s all there, scandalous, every wondrous, inhumanely difficult thing. Mirabella “mia farrow tells the story of her fascinating life with uncommon grace and insight.
William styron “word by word, page by page, we’re convince.
The Lost Daughter: A MemoirPlume #ad - Fonda grew attached to the bright girl and eventually invited her to become part of her family, becoming the mother Mary never had. Her most courageous trip, involved returning to Oakland and reconnecting with her biological mother and family, though, many of whom she hadn’t seen since the day she left home.
. Mary’s life since has been one of adventure and opportunity—from hiking the Appalachian Trail solo, working with the Lost Boys of Sudan, and living in the frozen reaches of Antarctica. The lost daughter is a chronicle of her journey back in time, an exploration of fractured family bonds, and a moving epic of self-discovery.
The Lost Daughter: A Memoir #ad - She's a writer of uncommon clarity and humor, and the arrival of her memoir is cause for celebration. Dave eggers, her older sister was a teenage prostitute, california, role models for Mary Williams were few and far between: her father was often in prison, author of What is the What As she grew up in 1970s Oakland, and her hot-tempered mother struggled to raise six children alone.
I always hoped Mary Williams would tell her incredible story. For all mary knew, she was heading down a similar path. But her life changed when she met Jane Fonda at summer camp in 1978.
Knock WoodSimon & Schuster #ad - Candice bergen’s bestselling 1984 memoir: an “engaging, intelligent, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography” The New York Times.
Brando: Songs My Mother Taught MeModern Library #ad - The result is an extraordinary book, ribald, both on-screen and off, angry, self-deprecating and completely frank account of the career, moving, at once funny, absorbing, of the greatest actor of our time. This is marlon brando’s own story, and his reason for telling it is best revealed in his own words:“I have always considered my life a private affair and the business of no one beyond my family and those I love.
. Anyone who has ever enjoyed a Brando film will relish this book. Please note: this edition does not include photos. Except for moral and political issues that aroused in me a desire to speak out, I have done my utmost throughout my life, for the sake of my children and myself, to remain silent. Now, fifty years after his first appearance onstage in New York City, at last, the actor has told his life story, with the help of Robert Lindsey.
Brando: Songs My Mother Taught Me #ad - . But now, so that my children can separate the truth from the myths that others have created about me, I have decided to tell the story of my life as best I can, in my seventieth year, as myths are created about everyone swept up in the turbulent and distorting maelstrom of celebrity in our culture. To date there have been over a dozen books written about Marlon Brando, and almost all of them have been inaccurate, based on hearsay, sensationalist or prurient in tone.
Katharine HepburnNew Word City, Inc. #ad - She also exerted a singular influence on American popular culture, challenging rigid assumptions about how women should behave - and almost single-handedly gave them permission to wear pants. The list of adjectives used to describe hepburn - bold, stubborn, selfish, beautiful - only begin to hint at the complex woman who entranced audiences around the world she could also be controlling, witty, and self-righteous.
So here is the full, epic story of "the patron saint of the independent american female, " as one critic described her - from her breakthrough in Hollywood in the early 1930s to On Golden Pond in the 1980s to her dramatic affairs with Howard Hughes and Spencer Tracy and beyond. Katharine hepburn was far more than an iconic movie star who won four Academy Awards for best actress the most ever and made classic films - The African Queen, The Philadelphia Story, and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner - that still rank among the greatest of all time.
Katharine Hepburn #ad - And oh, what a life it was. With her distinctive, patrician voice and tsunami-force personality, Hepburn always lived life strictly on her own terms.
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. Yet there is one character who always remained hidden: the shy and anxious little girl within.
With raw honesty and the fresh, and with all the humility and authenticity her fans have come to expect, Field brings readers behind-the-scenes for not only the highs and lows of her star-studded early career in Hollywood, pitch-perfect prose of a natural-born writer, but deep into the truth of her lifelong relationships--including her complicated love for her own mother.
In Pieces #ad - In this intimate, the craft that helped her find her voice, haunting literary memoir and New York Times Notable Book of the year, 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.
. 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. Powerful and unforgettable, In Pieces is an inspiring and important account of life as a woman in the second half of the twentieth century.
A Lotus Grows in the MudBerkley #ad - Most of all, it is a trip back through a life well lived by a woman well loved. With her trademark effervescence, a parent, a sister, Goldie delivers a personal look at private and powerful events that carried her through life: her father’s spontaneity; her mother’s courage; and the joy of being a daughter, and a lover.
She writes about her childhood dreams of becoming a ballerina. It is the spiritual journey of a heart in search of enlightenment. She takes us on a tour of her go-go years in 1960s new york city, the phenomenon of TV’s Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, her Oscar-winning debut in Cactus Flower and Hollywood stardom.
A Lotus Grows in the Mud #ad - She speaks openly about her family, her partner Kurt Russell, her children; her faith, her curiosity for that which she doesn’t yet know, and her thirst for knowledge. She writes intimately about the challenges of love, anger and fear, and the importance of compassion and integrity. In this candid, insightful, goldie hawn invites us to join her in an inspirational look back at the people, places, and unconventional memoir, and events that have touched her.
But Enough About Me: A MemoirG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - From oscar nominations, to the spread in cosmopolitan magazine, to the financial decisions that took him from rich to poor and back again, Reynolds shares the wisdom that came from his many highs and lows. In his decades of stardom, Reynolds saw it all. But enough about me will, “call out the assholes, ” try to make amends for “being the asshole myself on too many occasions, in his words, ” and pay homage to the superstars and ordinary heroes he came to love and respect.
Beginning with reynolds’s adolescence as a notable football player in South Florida and the devastating car accident that ended his sports career and helped steer him toward acting, But Enough About Me then chronicles Reynolds’s meteoric rise to fame. He also opens up about his romances and breakups with some of hollywood’s leading women, and his turbulent relationship with Loni Anderson, including the “two loves of his life, ” Dinah Shore and Sally Field, to whom he was forced to pay record-setting amounts of alimony and child support after the couple divorced.
But Enough About Me: A Memoir #ad - A scandalous, no-holds-barred, sentimental, New York Times bestselling memoir from one of Hollywood’s most legendary stars. Burt reynolds was a hollywood leading man known for his legendary performances, sex symbol status, and infamous Hollywood romances. Through it all, reynolds reflects on his personal pitfalls and recoveries and focuses on his legacy as a father and acting teacher.