Unsinkable: A Memoir

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HardCover. Pub Date :2013-04-02 Pages: 320 Language: English Publisher: William Morrow In the closing pages of her 1988 autobiography Debbie: My Life. Debbie Reynolds wrote about finally finding happiness with her brave. loyal. and loving third husband. But within a few years she would discover that he was a philandering con man who had betrayed her emotionally and financially. nearly destroying her reputation and her life. Today. Reynolds says. When I read the optimistic ending of [my first memoir] now. I cant believe how naive I was when I wrote it. In this book. I look back at the years since then and revisit stories I could not fully tell at that time. To paraphrase Bette Davis: Fasten your seatbelts. Ive had a bumpy ride. In Unsinkable. Reynolds recalls the highs and lows of her life as an actress during Hollywoods Golden Age. including her lifelong friendship with (and...

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Unsinkable is the definitive memoir by film legend and Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds.

Actress, comedienne, singer, and dancer Debbie Reynolds shares the highs and lows of her life as an actress during Hollywood’s Golden Age, anecdotes about her lifelong friendship with Elizabeth Taylor and her experiences as the foremost collector of Hollywood memorabilia, and intimate details of her marriages and family life with her children, Carrie and Todd Fisher.

A story of heartbreak, hope, and survival, “America’s Sweetheart” Debbie Reynolds picks up where she left off in her first memoir, Debbie: My Life.

Unsinkable is illustrated with previously unpublished photos from Reynolds’s personal collection.

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“Anyone who loves Hollywood and movies is bound to enjoy this lively, funny book, filled with candid recollections. Debbie was a movie-struck kid who experienced the last days of Hollywood’s Golden Age, and I love her clear-eyed memories.” (Leonard Maltin)

“[Reynolds is] indisputably a grand dame of show business.” (NPR on UNSINKABLE)

“Lively.” (People on UNSINKABLE)

“Debbie Reynolds knows exactly how to steal the scene, wring tears, and most important, how to leave the audience feeling thoroughly entertained.” (New York Journal of Books on UNSINKABLE)

“Nothing could sink this lady.” (New York Post on UNSINKABLE)

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