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Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge  Cover Image Book Book

Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge

Weller, Sheila (author.).

Summary: Sourced by friends, colleagues, and witnesses to all stages of Fisher's life, this work is an affectionate and even-handed portrayal of a woman whose unsurpassed honesty is a reminder of how things should be.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780374282233
  • ISBN: 0374282234
  • Physical Description: print
    402 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [359]-381) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: famous for simply being herself -- Hollywood baby -- A complicated childhood -- From Broadway to Beatty to Britain -- Princess Leia becomes the toast of young New York -- The fabulous life of the girl in the metal bikini -- "She burned like a bride" -- A writer who acts -- "When I love, I love for miles" -- "I am mentally ill. I can say that" -- The warrior in the war zone -- Working through anything -- A year from hell, a year of final kindness.
Subject: Fisher, Carrie
Actors United States Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
PERFORMING ARTS / Film / General
Fisher, Carrie
United States
Actors Biography
American authors Biography
Screenwriters Biography
Actors United States Biography
Celebrities United States Biography
Genre: Biographies.

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  • 40 / 42 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 2 copies available at Athens Regional Library System


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