This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection (Google eBook)
A touching and hilarious memoir by the author of Carrie and Me: A Mother Daughter Love Story, This Time Together is 100 percent Carol Burnett – funny, irreverent, and irresistible.
Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won twenty-five Emmys in its remarkable eleven-year run. Now, in This Time Together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another – reading it feels like sitting down with an old friend who has wonderful tales to tell.
In engaging anecdotes, Carol discusses her remarkable friendships with stars such at Jimmy Stewart, Lucille Ball, Cary Grant, and Julie Andrews; the background behind famous scenes, like the moment she swept down the stairs in her curtain-rod dress in the legendary “Went With the Wind” skit; and things that would happen only to Carol – the prank with Julie Andrews that went wrong in front of the First Lady; the famous Tarzan Yell that saved her during a mugging; and the time she faked a wooden leg to get served in a famous ice cream emporium. This poignant look back allows us to cry with the actress during her sorrows, rejoice in her successes, and finally, always, to laugh.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Review: This Time Together: Laughter and ReflectionUser Review - Kerry Riffle - Goodreads
Funny, sweet, touching. Simply a series of short chapters/tales from Carol's life - mostly revolving around her career - this is a fun, quick read that ever fan of Carol's should pick up. Read full review
Review: This Time Together: Laughter and ReflectionUser Review - Linda Rowland - Goodreads
Almost a five. I give a lot of fives since I base my stars on how much I enjoy reading something. She told my two favorite stories so that meant a lot. Only caught one error. It could have been a series of who I know, but she was honest about the fumbling she did on meeting big stars. Read full review
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