Knock Wood

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Ballantine Books, 1985 - Performing Arts - 370 pages
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She was born blonde and beautiful, raised like a princess in the magical world of Hollywood, an instant star. But such easy victories weren't enough for Candy Bergen. With great wit, style, and exceptional honesty, the daughter of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and the "sister" of famed talking dummy Charlie McCarthy tells the story of her struggle to come to terms with herself.

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User Review  - Candice - Goodreads

As a Candice who grew up in LA, I always felt a special affinity with this Candice. Reading her autobiography reminds me why I've always admired her. What a sharp, observant, introspective woman. And ... Read full review

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User Review  - Barbara - Goodreads

I wanted to read this before reading her new book (I remember it was well reviewed/received when it came out many years ago). It was very interesting reading about her life. I always loved her in ... Read full review

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Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress and former fashion model. For her role as the title character on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown, she won five Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards as Best Actress in a TV Comedy. She is also an Academy Award nominee. Bergen was born in Beverly Hills, California. Her father, Edgar Bergen, was a famous ventriloquist, comedian, and actor. Bergen has written two bestselling autobiographies: Knock Wood, and A Fine Romance.

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