Home Work: A Memoir Of My Hollywood Years

byJulie Andrews

Hardcover | October 15, 2019

Home Work: A Memoir Of My Hollywood Years by Julie Andrews
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In this follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir,Home, Julie Andrews shares reflections on her astonishing career, including such classics asMary Poppins,The Sound of Music, andVictor/Victoria.
InHome, the number oneNew York Timesinternational bestseller, Julie Andrews recounted her difficult childhood and her emergence as an acclaimed singer and performer on the stage.
With this second memoir,Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years, Andrews picks up the story with her arrival in Hollywood and her phenomenal rise to fame in her earliest films--Mary PoppinsandThe Sound of Music. Andrews describes her years in the film industry -- from the incredible highs to the challenging lows. Not only does she discuss her work in now-classic films and her collaborations with giants of cinema and television, she also unveils her personal story of adjusting to a new and often daunting world, dealing with the demands of unimaginable success, being a new mother, the end of her first marriage, embracing two stepchildren, adopting two more children, and falling in love with the brilliant and mercurial Blake Edwards. The pair worked together in numerous films, includingVictor/Victoria, the gender-bending comedy that garnered multiple Oscar nominations.

Cowritten with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, and told with Andrews's trademark charm and candor,Home Worktakes us on a rare and intimate journey into an extraordinary life that is funny, heartrending, and inspiring.
Julie Andrews'slegendary career encompasses the Broadway and London stages, as well as multiple films, television shows, album releases, concert tours, directing assignments, and the world of children's publishing. In 2000 the title of Dame Commander of the British Empire was bestowed upon her by Queen Elizabeth II for lifetime achieve...
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Title:Home Work: A Memoir Of My Hollywood YearsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:352 pages, 9.3 X 6.5 X 1.5 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 9.3 X 6.5 X 1.5 inPublished:October 15, 2019Publisher:Hachette BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316349259

ISBN - 13:9780316349253

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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