You Have to Stand for Something, or You'll Fall for Anything

You Have to Stand for Something, or You'll Fall for Anything

by Star Jones
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You Have to Stand for Something, or You'll Fall for Anything by Star Jones

Strongly held beliefs, a wicked sense of humor, and take-no-prisoners opinions—the many fans of Star Jones, former co-host of ABC's The View, have come to expect all this and more.

In this remarkable book, the former New York City prosecutor shows why she became one of the most quoted and respected media personalities on television. Here she touches fearlessly on subjects both conventional and controversial, such as the importance of family and friendship, the law, racism, abortion, television, politics, and her relationship with God. And she does it all with a unique and refreshing viewpoint that will make you think twice about everything you thought you knew.

Here, too, is her powerful and intensely personal story, told with warmth, humor, and sometimes painful candor. This is an empowering memoir by a remarkable woman who not only walks the walk and talks the talk but challenges you to do the same.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780553762136
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/28/1999
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,263,822
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Star Jones rose to senior assistant district attorney in Brooklyn, New York, where she was renowned for her successful prosecution of high-profile homicide trials and community-sensitive cases. She debuted on television in 1991 as a commentator for Court TV, and later became the legal correspondent for Today. In 1997, she was selected by Barbara Walters to be one of the daily cohosts for the unique new Emmy Award–winning television show, The View, which has become a favorite of millions of women viewers.

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You Have to Stand for Something, or You'll Fall for Anything 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed hearing about the life and personal struggles of this, then, not-so-well-known 'star.' She has triumphed over a lot. I suggest this for anyone that wants to be inspired.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book was awsome!! Star Jones is an inspiration to all women. It makes me feel even better because she's from Badin Lake, North Carolina. She to me, along with Montel Williams, are two people who have influenced my life greatly.