Gracie: A Love Story

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G.K. Hall, Jan 1, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 422 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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User Review  - Andrew Le roy - Goodreads

It's uncanny how I could hear his voice as I read his words. George's personality bursts through every page from beginning to end. A beautiful recollection of a personal story woven into some fascinating historical accounts from when broadcast media was in its infancy. Read full review

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User Review  - Scott Shadel - Goodreads

I was at my great aunts and she was in the kitchen and I was just relaxing and picked this book up. I have always found the film industry interesting and so this was a good book. Filled with a lot of ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
48
Section 3
67
Copyright

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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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