The Resource Wishful drinking, Carrie Fisher

Wishful drinking, Carrie Fisher

Label
Wishful drinking
Title
Wishful drinking
Statement of responsibility
Carrie Fisher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Finally, after four hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes clean with the crazy truth that is her life in her first-ever memoir. In this book, adapted from her one-woman stage show, Fisher reveals what it was really like to grow up a product of "Hollywood inbreeding," 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. The child of Hollywood royalty--Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, homewrecked by Elizabeth Taylor--married (then divorced, then dated) Paul Simon, had her likeness merchandised on everything from Princess Leia shampoo to PEZ dispensers, learned the father of her daughter forgot to tell her he was gay, and ultimately woke up one morning and found a friend dead beside her in bed. This is Carrie Fisher at her best--revealing her worst.--From publisher description
Summary
A memoir based on the author's one-woman show describes growing up with celebrity parents, her early success in "Star Wars," battle with addiction and mental illness, turbulent romances, role as a single mother, and struggle for recovery and healing
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
289217
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fisher, Carrie
Dewey number
791.43028092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fisher, Carrie
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
Target audience
adult
Label
Wishful drinking, Carrie Fisher
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
163 pages
Isbn
9781439153710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) a501312
Label
Wishful drinking, Carrie Fisher
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
163 pages
Isbn
9781439153710
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) a501312

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