In Pieces

In Pieces In this intimate haunting literary memoir an American icon tells her story for the first time and in her own gorgeous words about a challenging and lonely childhood the craft that helped her find

  • Title: In Pieces
  • Author: Sally Field
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 180
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In this intimate, haunting literary memoir, an American icon tells her story for the first time, and in her own gorgeous words about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.One of the most celebrated, beloved, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Fiel In this intimate, haunting literary memoir, an American icon tells her story for the first time, and in her own gorgeous words about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.One of the most celebrated, beloved, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for than five decades, beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen From Gidget s sweet faced girl next door to the dazzling complexity of Sybil to the Academy Award worthy ferocity and depth of Norma Rae and Mary Todd Lincoln, Field has stunned audiences time and time again with her artistic range and emotional acuity Yet there is one character who always remained hidden the shy and anxious little girl within.With raw honesty and the fresh, pitch perfect prose of a natural born writer, and with all the humility and authenticity her fans have come to expect, Field brings readers behind the scenes for not only the highs and lows of her star studded early career in Hollywood, but deep into the truth of her lifelong relationships including her complicated love for her own mother Powerful and unforgettable, In Pieces is an inspiring and important account of life as a woman in the second half of the twentieth century Get A Copy Kindle Store

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    • Sally Field

      Sally Field is an American actress and director Her acting career began in 1965, when she landed the role of Frances Elizabeth Gidget Lawrence in Gidget. Since then she has appeared and directed TV movies and miniseries She won the Oscar for Best Actress for both Norma Rae in 1979 and Places in the Heart in 1984 Field also won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Brothe Sally Field is an American actress and director Her acting career began in 1965, when she landed the role of Frances Elizabeth Gidget Lawrence in Gidget. Since then she has appeared and directed TV movies and miniseries She won the Oscar for Best Actress for both Norma Rae in 1979 and Places in the Heart in 1984 Field also won an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Brothers Sisters in 2006 Librarians note There is than one author in the database with this name.



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    • 5 stars This was unexpected I thought I knew Sally Field from her movies, but it turns out she has a far reaching, honest story to tell, and I took my time with it some parts difficult, but all of it memorable Sally Field My first introduction being either Steel Magnolias or Forrest Gump I had heard of Gidget, the happy go lucky, girl next door, cute, charming, all smiles Sally Field has a story to tell It took her seven years to write it and a lifetime to live and process it 5 stars This was un [...]


    • I grew up watching Sally field along with many other people in my age group I liked her the same way many others did While visiting my mom in Arizona,she and her neighbor were both talking about Sally I was pretty surprised to hear them call her a cold fish Sally Field, was myMother s neighbor in their small private golf community at that time I had met Sally once years prior when I was a young teen, in Oakland, California She was Giget , to me then a cute perky star It was exciti I grew up watc [...]


    • Sally Field s memoir has been out for awhile now and I just assumed all the rave reviews were because she s a likable person Don t worry, I will restrain myself from dropping her famous Oscar quote in this review But honestly the main reason people are giving it high marks is because it is so raw and honest This isn t some fluffy autobiography churned out by a ghostwriter with the sole purpose of raking in the money by selling a ton of copies It s actually quite powerful and moving and I r Sally [...]


    • I wait for my mother to haunt me as she promised she would long to wake in the night with the familiar sight of her sitting at the end of my bed, to talk to her one time, to feel that all the pieces have been put into place, the puzzle is solved, and I can rest Margaret Morlan, Sally Field s mother, was discovered by a talent scout sitting in the audience at a Pasadena Playhouse, and she almost instantly had an acting career She was 23 when her career began, and was modestly successfu < [...]


    • An astounding revelation of a life in pieces by an Academy Award winning American iconMMARYAcademy Award winning actress Sally Field, tells her story about a challenging and lonely childhood, the career that helped her find her voice, and her journey as an actress, daughter and a mother She has captivated the nation for than five decades beginning with her first TV role at the age of seventeen From her early roles as Gidget, and The Flying Nun to the complexity of Sybil, Norma Rae and An astound [...]


    • Anytime an author writes their story I want to hear them tell it to me if it s an option Void of gestures, eye movements, and other body language components, it s the voice that often gives the color of the story that you don t see in black and white text or hear from a narrator interpreting another s story A trained actress on the level of Field could probably convince us the sky is really falling, but Voice and all of its inflections can mutiny when speaking from the place of a wounded [...]


    • Genre AutobiographyPublisher Simon Schuster, Inc.Pub Date September 18, 2018If booksellers need to call this autobiography a memoir for sales purposes then it should be labeled a literary memoir The first thing the reader needs to know is that this is not a kiss and tell book If that is what you are looking for, search somewhere else I m sure there are a few promiscuous celebs out there with juicy memoirs currently on the bestseller list This life story isn t about Hollywood or an Genre Autobiog [...]


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