Wishful Drinking

Wishful Drinking

Carrie Fisher


eventually, after 4 hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes fresh (well, kind of ) with the loopy fact that's her lifestyles in her first-ever memoir.

In Wishful Drinking, tailored from her one-woman level convey, Fisher unearths what it was once relatively wish to develop up a made of "Hollywood in-breeding," come of age at the set of a bit motion picture known as famous person Wars, and develop into a cultural icon and bestselling motion determine on the age of nineteen.

Intimate, hilarious, and sobering, Wishful Drinking is Fisher, taking a look at her lifestyles as she most sensible recollects it (what do you are expecting after electroshock therapy?). it truly is an immense story: the kid of Hollywood royalty -- Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher -- homewrecked through Elizabeth Taylor, marrying (then divorcing, then relationship) Paul Simon, having her likeness merchandized on every little thing from Princess Leia shampoo to PEZ dispensers, studying the daddy of her daughter forgot to inform her he was once homosexual, and finally waking up one morning and discovering a chum lifeless beside her in bed.

Wishful Drinking, the convey, has been a runaway luck. Entertainment Weekly declared it "drolly hysterical" and the Los Angeles Times referred to as it a "Beverly Hills backyard sale of juicy anecdotes." this can be Carrie Fisher at her most sensible -- revealing her worst. She tells her actual and outrageous tale of her weird and wonderful fact together with her inimitable wit, unabashed self-deprecation, and buoyant, infectious humor.

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