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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...and what a love story it is. I almost pity those who are too young to "get" this. I watch audiences when I go to comedy shows but I never see the looks on their faces that George and Gracie earned. Definitely a book for the older crowd. Read full review

Review: Gracie: A Love Story

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When you read this book you can really feel the love that George Burns felt for Gracie Allen. The way he describes her and the way she was he makes you fall in love with her as well. This book is ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
64
Section 3
64
Copyright

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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.