Gracie: a love story

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Putnam's, Nov 1, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 319 pages
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Her name was Gracie Allen, but she was on a first-name basis with America. There was only one Gracie, and Gracie: A Love Letter is the story of her life, as told by the only person who could, George Burns. Brings to life the charming woman who was smart enough to become the dumbest woman in show business history. 16 pages of photos.

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Wonderful love story. - Goodreads
A beautiful love story! - Goodreads
Such a sweet love story, told by a loving spouse. - Goodreads
His loving portrayal was quite moving at times. - Goodreads
This book is a true love story. - Goodreads
A wonderful Love story...............enjoyed very much. - Goodreads

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"Gracie: A Love Story" is a heartwarming tribute by George Burns to his lovely late wife, Gracie Allen. In it, Burns gives her biography with his trademark charm and humor, and the reader can almost ... Read full review

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A very humorous book. Read full review


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About the author (1988)

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.