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Out of the Corner: A Memoir (Signed Book)

Out of the Corner: A Memoir (Signed Book)

by Jennifer Grey
Out of the Corner: A Memoir (Signed Book)

Out of the Corner: A Memoir (Signed Book)

by Jennifer Grey

Hardcover(Signed Edition)

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Overview

A deeply candid and refreshingly spirited memoir of identity lost and found from the star of the iconic film Dirty Dancing

“Jennifer Grey peels back all the artifice, denial, obfuscation, and myriad assumptions and exposes a gorgeous, human portrait of her life.”—Jamie Lee Curtis
 
“We all know Jennifer Grey as a talented actress, but Out of the Corner introduces us to a gifted writer.”—Michael J. Fox

In this beautiful, close-to-the bone account, Jennifer Grey takes readers on a vivid tour of the experiences that have shaped her, from her childhood as the daughter of Broadway and film legend Joel Grey, to the surprise hit with Patrick Swayze that made her America’s sweetheart, to her inspiring season eleven win on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.

Throughout this intimate narrative, Grey richly evokes places and times that were defining for a generation—from her preteen days in 1970s Malibu and wild child nights in New York’s club scene, to her roles in quintessential movies of the 1980s, including The Cotton Club, Red Dawn, and her breakout performance in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. With self-deprecating humor and frankness, she looks back on her unbridled, romantic adventures in Hollywood. And with enormous bravery, she shares the devastating fallout from a plastic surgery procedure that caused the sudden and stunning loss of her professional identity and career. Grey inspires with her hard-won battle back, reclaiming her sense of self from a culture and business that can impose a narrow and unforgiving definition of female worth. She finds, at last, her own true north and starts a family of her own, just in the nick of time.

Distinctive, moving, and powerful, told with generosity and pluck, Out of the Corner is a memoir about a never-ending personal evolution, a coming-of-age story for women of every age.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780593497784
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/03/2022
Edition description: Signed Edition
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 2,859
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Grey is best known for her iconic portrayal of Baby in the beloved classic Dirty Dancing, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination for best actress. More recently, she starred in the acclaimed series Red Oaks and won season eleven of Dancing with the Stars. Her breakout movie role was as Matthew Broderick’s sister in John Hughes’s Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Her numerous film, television, and theater credits span decades. Grey is currently teaming up with Lionsgate on their long-awaited sequel to Dirty Dancing, in which she will star and executive produce. She lives in Los Angeles.

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