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"A sharply irreverent, deliciously witty trip through Hollywood-land." -- Jackie Collins
"At once harrowing and hilarious." -- The New York Times
"A wry and witty commentary on life." -- San Jose Mercury News
"A cult classic.... A wonderfully funny, brash, and biting novel." -- The Washington Post Book World
Carrie Fisher, the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, became an icon when she starred as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy. Her star-studded career includes roles in numerous films such as The Blues Brothers and When Harry Met Sally. She is the author of five bestselling novels, Wishful Drinking, Surrender the Pink, Delusions of Grandma, The Best Awful, and Postcards from the Edge, which was made into a hit film starring Shirley MacLaine and Meryl Streep. Fisher's experience with addiction and mental illness--and her willingness to speak honestly about them--have made her a sought-after speaker and respected advocate.
The book has nothing to do with the movie. This is about Suzanne Vale when she was still in rehab. Her mother is not in this book and for me the relationship with Suzanne and her... Read morePublished 24 days ago by jj1331
excellent read, both funny and tragic. Fisher allows me to see her squirmy insides and shiny battle armour of self deprecating humour. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Carrie Fisher is witty and funny. She sprinkles this story with bits of her own true story which ultimately makes the reader feel a bit sad about the circumstances that lead the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by J. Z.
I've always LOVED this film!!! Though the film is QUITE different from the book. The format, the storyline, the way the "story" unfolds. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Julie T.
These is the nineteen-word review that's surplus to requirements, given that I've awarded the book five stars. It was great.Published 7 months ago by Kevin Tobin
This is a superb writer telling an interesting and distressingly autobiographical story. I'd highly recommend it. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Ephraim Kurth