The Resource Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge, Sheila Weller, (electronic resource)

Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge, Sheila Weller, (electronic resource)

Label
Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge
Title
Carrie Fisher
Title remainder
a life on the edge
Statement of responsibility
Sheila Weller
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Language
eng
Summary
A remarkably candid biography of the remarkably candid'and brilliant'Carrie Fisher In her 2008 bestseller, Girls Like Us, Sheila Weller'with heart and a profound feel for the times'gave us a surprisingly intimate portrait of three icons: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon. Now she turns her focus to one of the most loved, brilliant, and iconoclastic women of the modern age: the actress, writer, daughter, and mother Carrie Fisher. She traces Fisher's life from her Hollywood royalty roots to her untimely and shattering death just days before Christmas 2016. Her mother was the seemingly idyllic Debbie Reynolds; her father, the famously ne'er-do-well Eddie Fisher (who runs off with Elizabeth Taylor). Weller exposes us to the demons that haunted Fisher all her life, particularly bipolar disorder and a drug addiction from which she could never quite free herself. We follow her career from her debut in Shampoo to the fame-making Star Wars; dive into her serious relationships with Paul Simon and the talent agent Bryan Lourd; witness her metamorphosis from actress to bestselling author; and watch her turn into a casual spokesperson for mental illness. Sourced by friends, colleagues, and witnesses to all stages of Fisher's life, Carrie Fisher is an affectionate and even-handed portrayal of a woman whose unsurpassed honesty is a reminder of how things should be. This is a big book about a small woman with a larger-than-life spirit and impact
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
RECBC
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Weller, Sheila
Dewey number
791.4302/8092
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not applicable
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LC call number
PN2287.F495
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
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PerformerNote
Read by Saskia Maarleveld
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maarleveld, Saskia
  • Macmillan Audio (Firm)
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  • Fisher, Carrie
  • Actors
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Label
Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge, Sheila Weller, (electronic resource)
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9781250243218
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c47ecbd0-74a9-487a-bc54-f38e25c5e2a5
Publisher number
Z100147660
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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(OCoLC)1124968416
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Label
Carrie Fisher : a life on the edge, Sheila Weller, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250243218
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
c47ecbd0-74a9-487a-bc54-f38e25c5e2a5
Publisher number
Z100147660
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1124968416
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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