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Dell, Apr 1, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 394 pages
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Joan Rivers describes her bitter and bizarre rise to stardom, from her earliest memories that she belonged onstage, through her independent struggle in Manhattan, to the evolution of her one-person show and the winning of public and critical acclaim

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User Review  - Helen - Goodreads

Great book. I love Joan rivers. And after reading this book and realizing the hard work and struggle it took to get her where she is today she totally deserves her success Read full review

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User Review  - Vicki - Goodreads

This was interesting but kind of dragged. In some ways, that was the point: she paid and paid and paid her dues, and it wasn't a meteoric rise by any means. But in other ways it was a function of me ... Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Joan Rivers is a force of nature--and one of the hardest working celebrities in the world--comedienne, bestselling author, Tony-nominated actress, playwright, screenwriter, motion picture director, columnist, lecturer, syndicated radio host, Emmy Award-winning talk show host, jewelry designer, Red Carpet fashion laureate, businesswoman, and mother and grandmother.

Richard Meryman, the son of a painter, worked for twenty-three years as a reporter, correspondent, editor, and staff writer for the original" Life" magazine. A freelance writer since 1972, he is the author of several books, including "Hope: A Loss Survived; Broken Promises, Mended Dreams; "and "Andrew Wyeth "(1968), a major book of the artist's paintings. He first met Wyeth when he wrote an article about him for Life in 1964, and has kept in touch with him ever since.

Meryman and his wife live in New York.