Just as she has said of playing princess leia—“It isn’t all sweetness and light sabers”—Fisher takes readers on a no-holds-barred narrative adventure, both laugh-out-loud funny and poignant. Covering a broad range of topics—from never-before-heard tales of hollywood gossip to outrageous moments of celebrity desperation; from alcoholism to illegal drug use; from the familial relationships of Hollywood royalty to scandalous run-ins with noteworthy politicians; from shock therapy to talk therapy—Carrie Fisher gives an intimate portrait of herself, and she’s one of the most indelible and powerful forces in culture at large today.
The Princess DiaristPenguin Audio #ad - 2018 grammy® winner for best spoken word albumthe princess diarist is Carrie Fisher’s intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie. People magazine best book of fall 2016 *new york times bestseller * when carrie fisher recently discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, unbridled musings with youthful naiveté, she was astonished to see what they had preserved—plaintive love poems, and a vulnerability that she barely recognized.
Fisher also ponders the joys and insanity of celebrity, and the absurdity of a life spawned by Hollywood royalty, only to be surpassed by her own outer-space royalty. Today, carrie fisher was just a teenager with an all-consuming crush on her costar, and pop-culture icon is indisputable, actress, her fame as an author, but in 1977, Harrison Ford.
The Princess Diarist #ad - With these excerpts from her handwritten notebooks, The Princess Diarist is Fisher’s intimate and revealing recollection of what happened on one of the most famous film sets of all time—and what developed behind the scenes. Laugh-out-loud hilarious and endlessly quotable, The Princess Diarist brims with the candor and introspection of a diary while offering shrewd insight into the type of stardom that few will ever experience.
Wishful DrinkingSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - Entertainment weekly declared it “drolly hysterical” and the Los Angeles Times called it a “Beverly Hills yard sale of juicy anecdotes. This is carrie Fisher at her best—revealing her worst. Fisher reveals what it was really like to grow up a product of “Hollywood in-breeding, ” come of age on the set of a little movie called Star Wars, and become a cultural icon and bestselling action figure at the age of nineteen.
Intimate, hilarious, wishful drinking is Fisher, and sobering, looking at her life as she best remembers it what do you expect after electroshock therapy? She tells her true and outrageous story of her bizarre reality with her inimitable wit, unabashed self-deprecation, and buoyant, infectious humor. The bestselling author of postcards from the Edge comes clean well, sort of in her first-ever memoir, adapted from her one-woman Broadway hit show.
Wishful Drinking #ad - Wishful drinking, the show, has been a runaway success. It’s an incredible tale: the child of hollywood royalty—debbie reynolds and eddie fisher—homewrecked by Elizabeth Taylor, learning the father of her daughter forgot to tell her he was gay, then dating Paul Simon, marrying then divorcing, having her likeness merchandized on everything from Princess Leia shampoo to PEZ dispensers, and ultimately waking up one morning and finding a friend dead beside her in bed.
Wishful DrinkingHBO #ad - Wishful drinking reveals the not-so-glittering side of being a celebrity, combining wry wit and raw facts to humanize Fisher's topsy-turvy life, while de-stigmatizing the struggle of those living with mental illness. Despite growing up around movie stars and experiencing early fame of her own she was cast as Princess Leia in Star Wars at 19, Fisher's life was hardly enviable.
Wishful drinking brings the unique sensibilities of actress/author Carrie Fisher to HBO via a 76-minute adaptation of her acclaimed one-woman stage production. She's the offspring of show-biz royalty, daughter of celebrated actress Debbie Reynolds and crooner Eddie Fisher, whose very public affair with Elizabeth Taylor ended a storybook marriage.
Wishful Drinking #ad - As she demonstrates in this uproarious and often poignant performance, Carrie Fisher is not just an accomplished actress, screenwriter and best-selling author. That she has survived and even prospered in the face of such adversity is a tribute to Fisher's resiliency, above all, intelligence and, heroic sense of humor.
She faced more than her share of challenges: tragic relationships, stints in rehab, drug and alcohol addiction, bipolar disorder, and electroshock therapy. Factory sealed DVD.
Wishful Drinking An Unabridged Production3-CD SetS&S Audio #ad - Factory sealed DVD.
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie ReynoldsHBO #ad - An intimate portrait of two of hollywood's most fascinating personalities, both a requiem and celebration of the two movie icons, Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds has become, poignantly, who sadly and unexpectedly died one day apart in December 2016: Star Wars actress/author Carrie Fisher and her mother, Singin' in the Rain star Debbie Reynolds.
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Given unusual access to each woman's home and life, directors Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens captured the quicksilver wit and intelligence shared by both women as they orbited around each other, living separate lives but kept close by the gravitational pull of love and family. Shot mainly inside the beverly hills compound where both Fisher and Reynolds lived their two houses were connected by one walkway, the film captures the unique chemistry and eccentricity that bound these two generations of Hollywood royalty.
The Best Awful: A NovelSimon & Schuster Audio #ad - In a revealing, darkly humorous sequel to postcards from the Edge, a woman struggles to cope with a descent into psychosis and to make her way through a challenging stay in a psychiatric institution to build a new life for herself. Simultaneous. Used book in Good Condition. Factory sealed DVD. Read by Carrie Fisher.
My GirlsHarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio #ad - Thanks to his funny, talent, todd remained down to earth, no-nonsense mother, and to his sister through her meteoric rise to stardom and her struggle with demons that never diminished her humor, loving, but always close to his cherished mom, his own man, or spirit. Now, todd shares his heart and his memories of Debbie and Carrie with deeply personal stories from his earliest years to those last unfathomable days.
His book, part memoir, part homage, celebrates their legacies through a more intimate, poignant, and often hilarious portrait of these two remarkable women than has ever been revealed before. Todd's book is a love letter to a sister and a mother, and a gift to countless fans who are mourning the deaths of these two unforgettable stars.
My Girls #ad - The stunned public turned for solace to debbie's only remaining child, Todd Fisher, who somehow retained his grace and composure under the glare of the media spotlight as he struggled with his own overwhelming grief. The son of ''america's sweethearts'' Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, Todd grew up amid the glamorous wealth and pretense of Hollywood.
. A revelatory and touching tribute to the lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds written by the person who knew them best, Todd Fisher's poignant memoir is filled with moving stories of growing up among Hollywood royalty. In december 2016, the world was shaken by the sudden deaths of Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds, two unspeakable losses that occurred in less than twenty-four hours.
Used book in Good Condition. Factory sealed DVD.