Where Am I Now?: True Stories Of Girlhood And Accidental Fame

September 13, 2016|
Where Am I Now?: True Stories Of Girlhood And Accidental Fame by Mara Wilson
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"Thoughtfully traces [Mara Wilson''s] journey from child actress to Hollywood dropout...Who is she now? She''s a writer." NPR''s "Guide To 2016’s Great Reads"

“Growing up, I wanted to be Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight.” —Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City

Named a best book of the month by GoodReads and Entertainment Weekly

A former child actor best known for her starring roles in Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire, Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and out of place: as the only kid on a film set full of adults, the first daughter in a house full of boys, a Valley girl in New York and a neurotic in California, and a grown-up the world still remembers as a little girl. Tackling everything from what she learned about sex on the set of Melrose Place, to discovering in adolescence that she was no longer “cute” enough for Hollywood, these essays chart her journey from accidental fame to relative (but happy) obscurity. They also illuminate universal struggles, like navigating love and loss, and figuring out who you are and where you belong. Candid, insightful, moving, and hilarious, Where Am I Now? introduces Mara Wilson as a brilliant new chronicler of the experience that is growing up female.
Mara Wilson is a writer, playwright, actor, and storyteller perhaps best known as the little girl from Mrs. Doubtfire, Miracle on 34th Street, and Matilda. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, she regularly appears at live storytelling and comedy shows, including her own, What Are You Afraid Of?. Her writing can be found...
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Title:Where Am I Now?: True Stories Of Girlhood And Accidental Fame
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:272 pages, 7.99 X 5.32 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 7.99 X 5.32 X 0.65 in
Published:September 13, 2016
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143128229

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