Synopses & Reviews
When Susan Lucci and All My Children
were introduced to the world in 1971, American television changed forever. Susan's character, the beautiful, spirited, and mercurial Erica Kane, was an original. But while millions have enjoyed getting to know Erica's many sides, the woman who plays her has remained a mystery.
In her long-awaited memoir, this very private entertainment icon pulls back the curtain to reveal her own story. Warm, candid, and inviting, All My Life chronicles Susan's journey from her childhood to playing Erica Kane, and from finding true love to living that "Cinderella moment" when she finally won her Emmy. As charming, down-to-earth, and compelling as the woman whose story it tells, All My Life reminds us of the power of dreams and how we can all find the courage and tenacity to make them come true.
The most famous face in daytime drama history, Susan Lucci has held audiences spellbound for years as Erica Kane on ABC-TVs All My Children—the sexy, sassy, beautiful “woman you love to hate.” Now, in this long awaited autobiography, she holds readers captive as the feisty, funny, authentic “woman you love to love.” In the tradition of Julie Andrews Home, Jane Fondas My Life So Far, Barbara Walters Audition, and other enthralling autobiographies from female icons of our time, the award-winning soap opera stars memoir of a life in the spotlight is sure to inspire, uplift, charm and surprise readers as they finally get to know the Susan Lucci her friends, family and colleagues love and know.
About the Author
Susan Lucci won the Emmy Award for Best Actress for her role as Erica Kane on ABCs All My Children in May 1999, garnered a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in January 2005, and was inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2006. Named one of VH1s 200 Top Icons of All-Time and one of Barbara Walterss Ten Most Fascinating People among her many honors, she lives in Garden City, New York, with her husband, Helmut Huber.