Bouncing back: I've survived everything-- and I mean everything-- and you can too!

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Thorndike Press, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 273 pages
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Biography Large Print Edition In Bouncing Back Joan Rivers blends her explosively funny voice with deep compassion to produce a memorable book. Here s a fiercely honest, hilarious and moving tale of how one of comedy s great stars survived the worst that life could throw at her her husband s suicide, estrangement from her daughter, the cancellation of her talk show, a TV boycott against her and financial catastrophe and how she bounced back to the top. Joan spares no painful detail in sharing the plan that enabled her to defeat all that threatened to destroy her in this poignant, uplifting, and richly funny memoir of a gutsy comeback against dismaying odds.

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Bouncing back: I've survived everything-- and I mean everything-- and you can too!

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Her daughter's estrangement, her husband's suicide, her show's cancellation...a while back, Rivers had a truly terrible year. Here she explains how she managed to survive. Read full review

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User Review  - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThing

She highlights some of her crushing defeats personally and professionally. If you enjoy her comedy, this will appeal to you. Read full review


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About the author (1997)

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.