Gracie: A Love Story

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G.K. Hall, Jan 1, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 440 pages
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George Burns pays tribute to his partner, wife, and love of many decades, contrasting the zany, scatterbrained radio personality with her private self--an intelligent, caring, and devoted actress, wife, and mother

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I remember when this first came out. I was working at the bookstore and it was nearly Christmas time. I looked at the dust jacket blurb and at the pictures and glanced at the ending. I knew it would ... Read full review

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Though told by her husband and perhaps colored and with faults smoothed over, this is a wonderful story of one of the most famous couples in comedic history. Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Born Nathan Birnbaum in New York City in 1896, George Burns began his career in vaudeville at an early age. In 1925 he met Gracie Allen, who became his wife and comedy partner on stage, in radio, film and television. After the classic "Burns and Allen" television series ended in 1957, he began his solo career. In 1975 he won an Oscar for his role in the film "The Sunshine Boys, ' and in 1977 he starred in "Oh, God" with John Denver. Best known for comedic performances, George Burns is also the author of "How to Live to Be 100 or More," "Dear George," "Living It Up," "The Third Time Around," "Dr. Burns' Prescription for Happiness" and "I Love Her, That's Why." He lives in Beverly Hills, California.

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