Dance While You Can [NOOK Book]

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In a candid memoir, the Academy Award-winning actress reminisces about her forty years in Hollywood, her acting craft, her recovery from personal and professional crises, and her feelings about herself.

The most intimate and revealing memoir yet from the extraordinary woman whose energy, drive, and talent are legendary. In her astonishingly frank, often funny, and always fascinating way, MacLaine writes of the powerful familial forces that propelled her to stardom, ...

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Dance While You Can

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Overview

In a candid memoir, the Academy Award-winning actress reminisces about her forty years in Hollywood, her acting craft, her recovery from personal and professional crises, and her feelings about herself.

The most intimate and revealing memoir yet from the extraordinary woman whose energy, drive, and talent are legendary. In her astonishingly frank, often funny, and always fascinating way, MacLaine writes of the powerful familial forces that propelled her to stardom, her sometimes difficult relationship with her daughter Sachi, and her friendships with Debbie Reynolds, Grace Kelly, Dean Martin, Elizabeth Taylor, and other Hollywood greats. 32 pages of photographs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307765086
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/20/2010
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 290,738
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine—Oscar, three-time Emmy, and ten time Golden Globe-winning actress—has appeared in more than fifty films, has been nominated for an Academy Award six times, and received the Oscar for Best Actress in 1984 (Terms of Endearment). Additionally, she was honored with the 1999 Golden Bear Award for lifetime achievement at the Berlin International Film Festival and the 1998 Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding contribution to the entertainment field.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Mother Movie
1 Hollywood Freeway 3
2 Makeup Trailer 21
3 Intermission: Time Out 44
4 Motor Home 49
5 Sachi 60
6 Postcards 93
Part 2 Father Stage
7 Back to the Stage 129
8 The Tour 171
9 Reprise 206
10 L.A., L.A., L.A.! 228
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