This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection
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 - Barbara - Goodreads
3.5 stars Carol Burnett had amiable, but alcoholic, parents and was raised in the Hollywood area by her grandmother. Early in life Carol realized she wanted to be an entertainer and, with talent and ... Read full review
Review: This Time Together: Laughter and ReflectionUser Review - Pamela - Goodreads
I adore Carol Burnett!!! My sister and I both do. Growing up we couldn't wait for Saturday night to roll around and the privilege of staying up late to watch “The Carol Burnett Show” featuring Vickie ... Read full review
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