Vicki!: The True-life Adventures of Miss Fireball

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Simon & Schuster, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 238 pages
"Ever since Vicki Lawrence first appeared as Carol's little sister on The Carol Burnett Show, she has been one of America's favorite stars. Vicki! is the candid and often inspiring story of her success, from her troubled relationship with her mother to her discovery by Carol, her Emmy Award-winning eleven years on the classic comedy series, her disastrous first marriage, her happy second one, and her graduation into starring roles in Mama's Family, Win Lose or Draw, and her own syndicated talk show, Vicki!" "In her own funny and touching style, Vicki shares her observations on relationships, motherhood, and being a woman in a man's world. She details her trials - including behind-the-scenes battles with television executives - and her personal and professional triumphs. Filled with often hilarious anecdotes about some of the biggest names in Hollywood and candid photos from her life and career, Vicki! is the true-life story of one of America's great comedic talents - the girl next door who made it in Hollywood!"--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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VICKI!: The True-Life Adventures of Miss Fireball

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A surprisingly charmless memoir by the longtime Carol Burnett Show costar and recent talk show host. The story of Lawrence's big break is a quintessential show-biz fairy tale. As a high school student ... Read full review


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Marc Eliot is a New York Times bestselling author and American biographer. He has written over a dozen books on the media and popular culture including the biographies of Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart, Walt Disney and Bruce Springsteen, and Clint Eastwood. His writing has also appeared in several publications including L.A. Weekly and California Magazine. Eliot lives in New York and Los Angeles.

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