The princess diarist is an intimate, hilarious, and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time. When carrie fisher discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to see what they had preserved—plaintive love poems, unbridled musings with youthful naiveté, and a vulnerability that she barely recognized.
The Princess Diarist #ad - This last book from beloved Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher is the crown jewel of ideal Star Wars gifts. Fisher also ponders the joys and insanity of celebrity, and the absurdity of a life spawned by Hollywood royalty, only to be surpassed by her own outer-space royalty. Laugh-out-loud hilarious and endlessly quotable, The Princess Diarist brims with the candor and introspection of a diary while offering shrewd insight into one of Hollywood's most beloved stars.
Wishful DrinkingSimon & Schuster #ad - Wishful drinking, the show, has been a runaway success. Fisher reveals what it was really like to grow up a product of “Hollywood in-breeding, ” come of age on the set of a little movie called Star Wars, and become a cultural icon and bestselling action figure at the age of nineteen. Intimate, and sobering, wishful Drinking is Fisher, hilarious, looking at her life as she best remembers it what do you expect after electroshock therapy?
Entertainment weekly declared it “drolly hysterical” and the Los Angeles Times called it a “Beverly Hills yard sale of juicy anecdotes. This is carrie Fisher at her best—revealing her worst. She tells her true and outrageous story of her bizarre reality with her inimitable wit, unabashed self-deprecation, and buoyant, infectious humor.
Wishful Drinking #ad - . The bestselling author of postcards from the Edge comes clean well, sort of in her first-ever memoir, adapted from her one-woman Broadway hit show. Great product! It’s an incredible tale: the child of hollywood royalty—debbie reynolds and eddie fisher—homewrecked by Elizabeth Taylor, then dating Paul Simon, having her likeness merchandized on everything from Princess Leia shampoo to PEZ dispensers, marrying then divorcing, learning the father of her daughter forgot to tell her he was gay, and ultimately waking up one morning and finding a friend dead beside her in bed.
ShockaholicSimon & Schuster #ad - This memoir from the bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking gives you an intimate, gossip-filled look at what it’s like to be the daughter of Hollywood royalty. Told with the same intimate style, and uproarious wisdom that locked Wishful Drinking on the New York Times bestseller list for months, brutal honesty, Shockaholic is the juicy account of Carrie Fisher’s life.
. Simon Schuster. Just as she has said of playing princess leia—“It isn’t all sweetness and light sabers”—Fisher takes readers on a no-holds-barred narrative adventure, both laugh-out-loud funny and poignant. Covering a broad range of topics—from never-before-heard tales of hollywood gossip to outrageous moments of celebrity desperation; from alcoholism to illegal drug use; from the familial relationships of Hollywood royalty to scandalous run-ins with noteworthy politicians; from shock therapy to talk therapy—Carrie Fisher gives an intimate portrait of herself, and she’s one of the most indelible and powerful forces in culture at large today.
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Simon Schuster. Postcards from the Edge is more than a book about stardom and drugs. This bestselling hollywood novel by the witty author of Wishful Drinking and Shockaholic that was made into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine. When we first meet the extraordinary young actress Suzanne Vale, she’s feeling like “something on the bottom of someone’s shoe, and not even someone interesting.
Postcards from the Edge #ad - Suzanne is in the harrowing and hilarious throes of drug rehabilitation, trying to understand what happened to her life and how she managed to land in a “drug hospital. Just as fisher’s first film role—the precocious teenager in Shampoo—echoed her own Beverly Hills upbringing, her first book is set within the world she knows better than anyone else: Hollywood.
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. When eddie ran off with elizabeth taylor, the scandal thrust little Carrie Frances into a bizarre spotlight, gifting her with an irony and an aplomb that would resonate throughout her life. We follow fisher’s acting career, from her debut in Shampoo, the hit movie that defined mid-1970s Hollywood, to her seizing of the plum female role in Star Wars, which catapulted her to instant fame.
Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge #ad - Simon Schuster. Now she turns her focus to one of the most loved, daughter, brilliant, writer, and iconoclastic women of our time: the actress, and mother Carrie Fisher. Weller traces fisher’s life from her Hollywood royalty roots to her untimely and shattering death after Christmas 2016. Simon Schuster.
We explore her long, complex relationship with Paul Simon and her relatively peaceful years with the talent agent Bryan Lourd. Still, a script doctor, a hostess, her life’s work―as an actor, a novelist and memoirist, despite crises and overdoses, and a friend―was prodigious and unique. A remarkably candid biography of the remarkably candid―and brilliant―carrie FisherIn her 2008 bestseller, Girls Like Us, Sheila Weller―with heart and a profound feeling for the times―gave us a surprisingly intimate portrait of three icons: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon.
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The best awful takes suzanne back to the edge with a new set of troubles—not the least of which is that her studio executive husband turned out to be gay and has left her for a man. Lonely for a man herself, suzanne decides that her medication is cramping her style, and she goes off her meds—with disastrous results.
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The best awful is by turns highly comic and darkly tragic, a roller-coaster ride through the dizzying highs and crushing lows of manic depression, delivered with fast and furious wit. Simon Schuster. The “manic” side of the illness convinces her it would be a good idea to get a tattoo, cut off her hair, and head to Mexico with a burly ex-con and a stash of OxyContin.
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The stunned public turned for solace to debbie’s only remaining child, Todd Fisher, who somehow retained his grace and composure under the glare of the media spotlight as he struggled with his own overwhelming grief. The son of "america’s sweethearts" Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, Todd grew up amid the glamorous wealth and pretense of Hollywood.
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