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Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story

Burnett, Carol

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ISBN 10: 1476706417 / ISBN 13: 9781476706412
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2013
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by Carol Burnett on a small color photo attached to front end page (signature only). DJ lightly rubbed. $24.99 price present on DJ flap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 025092

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Title: Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: AUTHOR SIGNED PHOTO

Edition: 1st Edition

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In this beautiful and poignant tribute to her late daughter, award-winning actress and New York Times bestselling author Carol Burnett presents a funny and moving memoir about mothering an extraordinary young woman through the struggles and triumphs of her life.

“More than anything, we are remembered for our smiles: the ones we share with our closest and dearest, and the one we bestow on a total stranger who needs it right then, and God has put us there to deliver.” — Carrie Hamilton

You are about to meet an extraordinary young woman, Carrie Hamilton. The daughter of one of television’s most recognizable and beloved stars, Carol Burnett, Carrie won the hearts of everyone she met with her kindness, quirky sense of humor, and wonderfully unconventional approach to life. Living in the spotlight of celebrity, but in an era when personal troubles were kept private, Carrie and Carol made a brave display of honesty and love by going public with teenager Carrie’s drug addiction and recovery. Carrie lived her adult life of sobriety to the fullest, enjoying happy and determined independence and achieving a successful artistic career as an actress, writer, musician, and director. Carrie’s passion for life and her humorist’s view of the world never wavered as she aggressively battled cancer. Carrie died at the age of 38.

Carrie and Me is Carol Burnett’s poignant tribute to her late daughter and a funny and moving memoir about mothering an extraordinary young woman through the struggles and triumphs of her life. Sharing her personal diary entries, photographs, and correspondence, Carol traces the journey she and Carrie took through some of life’s toughest challenges and sweetest miracles. Authentic, intimate, and full of love, Carrie and Me is a story of hope and joy that only a mother could write.

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Carol Burnett is a highly acclaimed actress known for her roles on stage and screen, most notably The Carol Burnett Show. She has been honored with twelve People’s Choice Awards, eight Golden Globes, six Emmy Awards, The Kennedy Center Honors, and the Mark Twain Prize for Humor.

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