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Might as Well Laugh about It Now

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Recollections, wisdom, and advice from the beloved entertainer, American icon, mother of eight children, and New York Times bestselling author.

When the Donny and Marie show ended its award-winning run on ABC in 1979, 19-year-old Marie was ready to leave the stage lights for a secretaryas lifeashe had prepared to say agoodbyea to fleeting fame by studying shorthand and typing Clearly, life took a different turn.

Now, decades later and still a beloved superstar, Marie opens the door to her thoughts on many of her milestones and missteps, both the public and the personal. In a life brimming with a mixture of charm and chaos, blessings and hilarious bungles, victory and vulnerability, Marie recounts for her afamily of fansa her greatest successes as well as her most crushing disappointments, career pressures and expectations, marriage and divorce, depression, weight issues, tough choices, honors and awards, and the incredible joys and challenges of raising children. Through it all, Marie has bounced back time and again with unstoppable enthusiasm, resilience, and an unbeatably healthy and positive outlook on life.

In Might as Well Laugh About It Now, she imparts her insights on surviving all of lifeas roadblocks and detours in a collection of friendly musings and heartening advice about learning to survivea and moving forwardawith humor and optimism.

Synopsis:

Beloved entertainer, American icon, and "New York Times"-bestselling author Osmond imparts on surviving all of life's roadblocks and detours in a collection of friendly musings and encouraging advice about learning to survive--and moving forward--with humor and optimism.

Synopsis:

Now available in trade paperback-the illuminating New York Times bestseller from the American icon.

The beloved superstar reveals her thoughts on her milestones and missteps, career pressures and expectations, her popular line of collectible dolls, marriage and divorce, depression, weight issues, and the incredible joys and challenges in being a working mother raising eight children. Marie's resilience and familiar humor will have every reader feeling at home with this international icon as she imparts her insights on surviving the school of life and graduating with a degree in unstoppable optimism.

About the Author

Marie Osmond endeared herself to an entire generation as the star of numerous award-winning television shows and specials, as a multi-million selling recording artist, and as a New York Times bestselling author.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451227737
Author:
Osmond, Marie
Publisher:
New American Library
With:
Wilkie, Marcia
Author:
Wilkie, Marcia
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - General
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.38x5.50x.72 in. .73 lbs.
Age Level:
18-17

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Product details 320 pages New American Library - English 9780451227737 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Beloved entertainer, American icon, and "New York Times"-bestselling author Osmond imparts on surviving all of life's roadblocks and detours in a collection of friendly musings and encouraging advice about learning to survive--and moving forward--with humor and optimism.
"Synopsis" by ,
Now available in trade paperback-the illuminating New York Times bestseller from the American icon.

The beloved superstar reveals her thoughts on her milestones and missteps, career pressures and expectations, her popular line of collectible dolls, marriage and divorce, depression, weight issues, and the incredible joys and challenges in being a working mother raising eight children. Marie's resilience and familiar humor will have every reader feeling at home with this international icon as she imparts her insights on surviving the school of life and graduating with a degree in unstoppable optimism.

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