Roseanne: my life as a woman

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Harper & Row, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 202 pages
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The star of the television comedy series "Roseanne" describes growing up Jewish in Mormon country, how not to lose weight, important hot dog recipes, the true spirit of feminism, and her rise to network success

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User Review  - JeremyPreacher - LibraryThing

I *really* wanted Roseanne's latest book, but this was all that was handy at the library. It wasn't bad - it was definitely a quick read, and entertaining - but it's a good example of a work from an ... Read full review

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User Review  - teenygozer - LibraryThing

Surprisingly good (and hilarious) autobiography, written after she got famous, but before she went nuts, dropped her last name, and started binging on plastic surgery. Very frank about her origins, which were harsh. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Emmy-award winning actress and "New York Times "bestselling author Roseanne Barr started her career in stand-up comedy before landing her own long-running hit TV series, "Roseanne", on ABC (1988-1997). She has returned to stand-up comedy over the last few years and blogs regularly at She is a frequent guest on "Real Time with Bill Maher" and lives in Los Angeles and on her nut farm in Hawaii.