It's All in the Playing

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The fifth volume in one of the most extraordinary  personal odysseys of the twentieth century.  Don't Fall Off the Mountain,  You Can Get There From Here, Out on a Limb, Dancing in the Light and now the most intimate and compelling  book of all, It's All in the Playing. Oscar-winning actress, social activist, singular  entertainer, best-selling author Shirley MacLaine  has the courage to be both candid and  controversial. In this book, she ...
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The fifth volume in one of the most extraordinary  personal odysseys of the twentieth century.  Don't Fall Off the Mountain,  You Can Get There From Here, Out on a Limb, Dancing in the Light and now the most intimate and compelling  book of all, It's All in the Playing. Oscar-winning actress, social activist, singular  entertainer, best-selling author Shirley MacLaine  has the courage to be both candid and  controversial. In this book, she casts herself in her most  challenging role yet--as seeker of personal and  metaphysical truth. It began in Peru ten years ago and  ended in Peru ten years later. But the steps along  the way were the real story. In filming the  miniseries Out on a Limb,  Shirley MacLaine was forced to recreate herself ten  years earlier. to journey back from Malibu to London,  from Sweden to the mysterious landscape of Peru...  to the places, the perceptions and profound  emotions she experienced then. And to journey beyond,  exploring new personal and cosmic dimensions, the  choices of her lifetimes, who she was and who she  would become. As the heart of Shirley MacLaine's  testament is a compelling challenge: we choose our  own destinies, create our own illusions. We have the  power to design the world in which we live, and  the strength to remake ourselves in the image of our  dreams.

Oscar-winning actress, social activist, singular entertainer, bestselling author--Shirley MacLaine has the courage to be both candid and controversial. In this book, she casts herself in her most challenging role yet--as a seeker of personal and metaphysical truth. The fifth volume in one of the most extraordinary personal odysseys of the twentieth century.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780553272994
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/1/1988
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 337
  • Sales rank: 726,119
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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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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