AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

CARRIE FISHER: A LIFE ON THE EDGE

by | Read by Saskia Maarleveld

Biography & Memoir • 13.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

Biographer Sheila Weller (GIRLS LIKE US) provides an unbiased, absolutely riveting account of the troubled life of Carrie Fisher (19562016). Narrator Saskia Maarleveld's enthusiasm makes Weller's exhaustive research as engaging as fiction. The daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and the "unsinkable" Debbie Reynolds, Fisher spent her early life in the company of some of Hollywood's most recognizable names. At 19, she was cast as Princess Leia in the Star Wars saga, which turned her into an instant "feminist action hero" and cultural icon. Weller's detailed, well-documented research covers Fisher's drug addiction, alcoholism, bipolar disorder, rocky relationships --including her marriage to Paul Simon--and her eventual career as a bestselling author. Maarleveld captures the gossip, glitter, and glam of a slightly tarnished Tinseltown. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2019]

Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2019

DD ISBN 9781250243218 $26.99

Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.

envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×