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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 secretarys lifeshe had prepared to say goodbye 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 family of fans 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 lifes roadblocks and detours in a collection of friendly musings and heartening advice about learning to survive and moving forwardwith humor and optimism.
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.
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.