You Can Get There from Here

by Shirley Maclaine

W W Norton | January 1, 1981 | Hardcover

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Immensely gifted with intelligence, curiosity, sensitivity, warmth, and a profound openness to people and places outside her own experience, Shirley MacLaine beings a very special quality of mind and heart to her acting, to her writing, to her travels. "You Can Get There From Here" is a remarkable memoir--the exciting and revealing journey of a woman who rediscovers the world an herself.

Shirley MacLaine's first taste of professional disaster.

The flowering of her social and political consciousness.

The China trip that will change her life.

From an ill-fated television series in the early 1970's that goes against everything she believes in...to her impassioned efforts on behalf of a major presidential candidate...to her emergence as an important voice in the international women's movement...to her life-affirming odyssey to the People's Republic of China--this is the unforgettable story of Shirley MacLaine's road from a crisis of self-doubt to a joyous new stage in her life.

"A fascinating book...She is an articulate sophisticated woman of the world." -- "The New York Times"

"Intensely personal...Written in candid, natural style...Spiced with well-told anecdotes and revealing vignettes...All can enjoy the journey's of Shirley MacLaine." -- "Best Sellers"

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 1 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1 in

Published: January 1, 1981

Publisher: W W Norton

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0393074897

ISBN - 13: 9780393074895

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You Can Get There from Here

You Can Get There from Here

by Shirley Maclaine

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 1 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1 in

Published: January 1, 1981

Publisher: W W Norton

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0393074897

ISBN - 13: 9780393074895

From the Publisher

Immensely gifted with intelligence, curiosity, sensitivity, warmth, and a profound openness to people and places outside her own experience, Shirley MacLaine beings a very special quality of mind and heart to her acting, to her writing, to her travels. "You Can Get There From Here" is a remarkable memoir--the exciting and revealing journey of a woman who rediscovers the world an herself.

Shirley MacLaine's first taste of professional disaster.

The flowering of her social and political consciousness.

The China trip that will change her life.

From an ill-fated television series in the early 1970's that goes against everything she believes in...to her impassioned efforts on behalf of a major presidential candidate...to her emergence as an important voice in the international women's movement...to her life-affirming odyssey to the People's Republic of China--this is the unforgettable story of Shirley MacLaine's road from a crisis of self-doubt to a joyous new stage in her life.

"A fascinating book...She is an articulate sophisticated woman of the world." -- "The New York Times"

"Intensely personal...Written in candid, natural style...Spiced with well-told anecdotes and revealing vignettes...All can enjoy the journey's of Shirley MacLaine." -- "Best Sellers"

From the Jacket

Starting her new book as she opens her one-woman show in the never-never land of Las Vegas, Shirley MacLaine looks back over the past several years and tells the intimate tale of herself and the fascinating world in which she seems always to live.

About the Author

Shirley MacLaine, Oscar, Emmy, & Golden Globe-winning actress, has appeared in more than fifty films, been nominated for an Academy Award six times, & received the Oscar for Best Actress in 1984. A longtime outspoken advocate for civil rights & liberties, she is the author of eight international bestsellers--"Don't Fall Off the Mountain", "You Can Get There from Here", "Out on a Limb", "Dancing in the Light", "It's All in the Playing", "Going Within", "Dance While You Can", &"My Lucky Stars".

From Our Editors

Starting her new book as she opens her one-woman show in the never-never land of Las Vegas, Shirley MacLaine looks back over the past several years and tells the intimate tale of herself and the fascinating world in which she seems always to live.