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“In the process of writing this book I discovered there were clear, broad, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, if I could be truthful in the telling, might provide a road map for other women as they face the challenges of relationships, self-image, and forgiveness. What I did not anticipate was how my journey would also resonate with men.”

America knows Jane Fonda as actress and activist, feminist and wife, workout guru and role model. In this extraordinary memoir, Fonda shows that she is much more. From her youth among Hollywoods elite to her film career and her activism today, Fonda reveals intimate details and personal truths she hopes “can provide a lens through which others can see their lives and how they can live them a little differently.” Surprising, candid, and wonderfully written, My Life So Far is filled with insights into the personal struggles of a woman living a remarkable life.

Synopsis:

In this extraordinary memoir, Fonda reveals intimate details and personal truths she hopes "can provide a lens through which others can see their lives and how they can live them a little differently." Surprising, candid, and wonderfully written, it is filled with insights into the personal struggles of a woman living a remarkable life.

About the Author

JANE FONDA was born in New York City in 1937. She attended the Emma Willard School in Troy, New York, and Vassar College. Fonda later studied with renowned acting coach Lee Strasberg and became a member of the Actors Studio in New York. Her subsequent work on stage and screen earned numerous honors, including two Best Actress Academy Awards-Klute (1971) and Coming Home (1978)-and an Emmy Award for her performance in The Dollmaker. Fonda was also a successful producer, whose credits include The China Syndrome, Nine to Five, On Golden Pond, and The Morning After.

Fonda revolutionized the fitness industry with the release of Jane Fondas Workout in 1982, which remains the top-grossing home video of all time. She then produced twenty-three home exercise videos, thirteen audio recordings, and five bestselling books. She now focuses her time on activism and philanthropy, in such areas as adolescent reproductive health, pregnancy prevention, school reform through arts, and building resiliency in girls and boys by addressing destructive gender stereotypes. In 1995 she founded the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (G-CAPP), which she chairs. In 2002, she opened the Jane Fonda Center for Adolescent Reproductive Health at Emory University's School of Medicine. She lives in Atlanta.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780812975765
Author:
Fonda, Jane
Publisher:
Random House Trade
Subject:
Women
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses
Subject:
Motion picture actors and actresses
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Fonda, Jane
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Subject:
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Large Print:
Y
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
B/W PHOTOS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
9.20x6.14x1.46 in. 1.89 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this extraordinary memoir, Fonda reveals intimate details and personal truths she hopes "can provide a lens through which others can see their lives and how they can live them a little differently." Surprising, candid, and wonderfully written, it is filled with insights into the personal struggles of a woman living a remarkable life.
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