Category : Performing Arts
Editor : HarperCollins
ISBN : 9780062422927
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Includes 30 pages of bonus material! The complete, first-ever Golden Girls retrospective, packed with hundreds of exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes and never-before-revealed stories, more than two hundred color and black-and-white photos, commentary, and more. They were four women of a certain age, living together under one roof in Miami—smart and strong Dorothy, airhead Rose, man-hungry belle Blanche, and smart-mouthed matriarch Sophia. They were the Golden Girls, and for seven seasons, this hilarious quartet enchanted millions of viewers with their witty banter, verve, sass, and love, and reaffirmed the power of friendship and family. Over thirty years after it first aired, The Golden Girls has become a cult classic, thanks to fan fiction, arts and crafts, podcasts, hundreds of fan blogs and websites, and syndication. Now, Golden Girls Forever pays homage to this wildly popular, acclaimed, and award-winning sitcom. Drawing on interviews with the show’s creators, actors, guest stars, producers, writers, and crew members, Jim Colucci paints a comprehensive portrait of the Girls both in front of the cameras and behind the scenes. Illustrated with hundreds of photos, including stills from the show and a treasure trove of never-before-seen and newly rediscovered photos, Golden Girls Forever includes: • Girls and Their Guests: short profiles of the show’s most famous guest stars • Why I Love the Girls: Lance Bass, Laverne Cox, Ross Mathews, Perez Hilton, Zachary Quinto, Chris Colfer, Jason Collins, and many, many other celebrities share their love of the Girls • Exclusive interviews with ninety-four-year-old Betty White; the famously private Bea Arthur and Rue McClanahan, before their deaths; and fan-favorite actors who appeared on the show • Harvey Fierstein's tribute to his close friend, Estelle Getty The ebook also feautures 30 pages of material not inlcuded in the print edition, such as 17 Golden Episodes, a piece on Estelle Getty's make-up, the Rue LaRue Cafe, and additional fan art. Bursting with fun facts, anecdotes, reminiscences, and insights, Golden Girls Forever is the ultimate companion to the show for fans old and new.

Category : Performing Arts
Editor : Running Press Adult
ISBN : 0762497246
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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A deluxe boxed set of four hilarious yet heartwarming autobiographies from your favorite Golden Girls. Celebrate The Golden Girls with this handsome set, including four hardcover books, each with 48 pages of content and featuring full-color photos, packaged in a slip-cased box. Each book reads as an autobiography as told from your favorite Golden Girl, alongside fun sidebars (think Sophia's secret Sicilian family recipe) and funny quotes (Rose: "As they say in St. Olaf, Helgenbargenflergen"). The 4 hardcover books include: Pray for Brains by Dorothy Zbornak As They Say in St. Olaf by Rose Nylund Picture It: Sicily by Sophia Petrillo The Curse of Being a Devastatingly Beautiful Woman by Blanche Devereaux

Category : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Crown
ISBN : 9780767927796
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 352
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Rue McClanahan, best known for her portrayal of Blanche Devereaux on the Emmy-award winning series The Golden Girls reveals her life in and out of the spotlight in a laugh-out-loud funny memoir about love, marriage, men, and getting older that is every bit as colorful as the characters she played. Raised in small-town Oklahoma in a house “thirteen telephone poles past the standpipe north of town,” Rue developed her two great passions—theater and men—at an early age. She arrived in New York City in 1957 with two-weeks worth of money in her pocket, hustled her way into a class with the legendary Uta Hagen, and began working her way up in the acting world against the vibrant, free-spirited backdrop of the sixties. That’s when she met and married Husband #1—a handsome rogue of an aspiring actor who quickly left her with a young son. Still, she was determined to make it on the stage and screen—and in the years that followed, rose to the top of the entertainment world with a host of adventures (and husbands) along the way. From her roles on Broadway opposite Dustin Hoffman and Brad Davis, to her first television appearances on Maude and All in the Family, to the Golden Girls era and beyond, My First Five Husbands is the irresistible story of one woman’s quest to find herself. Rue is proof that many things can and do get better with age—and that, if she keeps her wits about her, even a small-town girl can make it big. People always ask me if I'm like Blanche. And I say, 'Well, Blanche was an oversexed, self-involved, man-crazy, vain Southern Belle from Atlanta—and I'm not from Atlanta!’” —Rue McClanahan

Category : Self-Help
Editor : Running Press Adult
ISBN : 9780762471966
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 224
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A fun and inspirational homage to The Mary Tyler Moore Show -- now 50 years after its debut -- with "life lessons" on how Mary Richards serves as an icon and inspiration for generations of women to "make it after all." When the character of Mary Richards walked into the WJM News Room in the fall of 1970, one of the most beloved shows in television history was born. The Mary Tyler Moore Show would win 29 Emmys over its 7-year run, and would later be lauded as one of the most influential TV shows of all time. Not only that, but Mary Richards would become an icon and inspiration for future generations of women (for example, Oprah Winfrey, Andrea Mitchell, and Tina Fey have all credited Mary with inspiring their careers). Now entertainment writer Paula Bernstein writes this charming celebration of this groundbreaking show, offering not only fun trivia and history, but also the "lessons" we've gleaned, including: Make the Most of a Small Space. Mary's adorable nook in a Victorian home became TV's most famous bachelorette pad -- and, with Mary's "M" on the wall, inspired thousands of women to adopt their own first initial as home décor. Get Along with Everyone at Work. Lou Grant was grumpy, Ted Baxter a blowhard, and Murray an all-around nice guy. Mary worked with all her colleagues with grace and style. (And at the time, Mary's position as Associate Producer at WJM was glass-shattering!). You Can Have the Town -- Take it!: How Mary's famous "hat throw" was an inspiration to independent, working women everywhere. And many more!

Category : Fiction
Editor : Little, Brown
ISBN : 9780316256667
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 384
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In this #1 bestselling page-turner from "the queen of beach reads" (New York Magazine), a Nantucket novelist has one final summer to protect her secrets while her loved ones on earth learn to live without their golden girl. On a perfect June day, Vivian Howe, author of thirteen beach novels and mother of three nearly grown children, is killed in a hit-and-run car accident while jogging near her home on Nantucket. She ascends to the Beyond where she's assigned to a Person named Martha, who allows Vivi to watch what happens below for one last summer. Vivi also is granted three “nudges” to change the outcome of events on earth, and with her daughter Willa on her third miscarriage, Carson partying until all hours, and Leo currently “off again” with his high-maintenance girlfriend, she’ll have to think carefully where to use them. From the Beyond, Vivi watches “The Chief” Ed Kapenash investigate her death, but her greatest worry is her final book, which contains a secret from her own youth that could be disastrous for her reputation. But when hidden truths come to light, Vivi’s family will have to sort out their past and present mistakes—with or without a nudge of help from above—while Vivi finally lets them grow without her. With all of Elin’s trademark beach scenes, mouth-watering meals, and picture-perfect homes, plus a heartfelt message—the people we lose never really leave us—Golden Girl is a beach book unlike any other.

Category : Games & Activities
Editor : RP Studio
ISBN : 0762496444
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 96
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Let your spouse, sister, mom, or best friend know, "you're my Golden Girl" with this charming DIY gift book, inspired by everyone's favorite foursome from The Golden Girls: Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia. Whether your recipient is a Rose or decidedly a Sophia, this is the perfect way to let her know how you feel about your friendship. Once you fill in the prompts, this book becomes a personalized gift full of funny, memorable, and sweet expressions of appreciation that your loved one will cherish for years to come. This gift book features full-color photography from The Golden Girls throughout.

Category : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Blackstone Publishing
ISBN : 9781094153711
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 250
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In 2009, Rachael Cerrotti, a college student pursuing a career in photojournalism, asked her grandmother, Hana, if she could record her story. Rachael knew that her grandmother was a Holocaust survivor and the only one in her family alive at the end of the war. Rachael also knew that she survived because of the kindness of strangers. It wasn’t a secret. Hana spoke about her history publicly and regularly. But, Rachael wanted to document it as only a granddaughter could. So, that’s what they did: Hana talked and Rachael wrote. Upon Hana’s passing in 2010, Rachael discovered an incredible archive of her life. There were preserved albums and hundreds of photographs dating back to the 1920s. There were letters waiting to be translated, journals, diaries, deportation and immigration papers as well as creative writings from various stages of Hana’s life. Rachael digitized and organized it all, plucking it from the past and placing it into her present. Then, she began retracing her grandmother’s story, following her through Central Europe, Scandinavia, and across the United States. She tracked down the descendants of those who helped save her grandmother’s life during the war. Rachael went in pursuit of her grandmother’s memory to explore how the retelling of family stories becomes the history itself. We Share the Same Sky weaves together the stories of these two young women—Hana as a refugee who remains one step ahead of the Nazis at every turn, and Rachael, whose insatiable curiosity to touch the past guides her into the lives of countless strangers, bringing her love and tragic loss. Throughout the course of her twenties, Hana’s history becomes a guidebook for Rachael in how to live a life empowered by grief.

Category : Performing Arts
Editor : Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN : 9781493063376
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 408
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The Definitive Golden Girls Cultural Reference Guide is an in-depth look at the hundreds of topical references to people, places, and events that make up many of the funniest lines from the ever-popular television series, The Golden Girls. Over the course of seven seasons and 180 episodes, The Golden Girls was a consistent top 10 hit, yielding 58 Emmy nominations, multiple spin-off shows, and millions of lifelong devoted fans with its biting observations and timeless humor about such issues as dating, sex, marriage, divorce, race, gender equality, gay rights, menopause, AIDS, and more. Reruns are run on multiple cable networks daily and are streaming 24/7 on Hulu. This book brings 21st Century viewers “in on the joke” while educating readers about pop culture and world events from the past.

Category : Humor
Editor :
ISBN : 9781925811223
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 154
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Everything you need to know about the enduring hit TV comedy The Golden Girls is in the pages of this book. This is the definitive guide to The Golden Girls. More than thirty years after it first aired, perhaps more than any other TV show, this show's cult fan base continues to grow. It ran for seven seasons (collecting a staggering fifty-eight Emmy nominations and eleven wins along the way) and over the years, this hit comedy about four fierce and sassy roommates in Miami charmed millions of viewers with its incomparable wit. Above all, The Golden Girls celebrated the strength and depth of the friendship between its four iconic characters. The Essential Fan Guide to The Golden Girls brings you everything you need to know about the enduring hit TV comedy. Inside you'll find: overviews of its seven seasons; top episode guides; behind-the-scenes trivia; cast and writer profiles; guides to stand out guest stars; and plenty of deep dives into the unforgettable aesthetic of costumes and set design. Whether you're a new or old fan, this book will satisfy your craving for all things related to The Golden Girls.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Firefly Books
ISBN : 0920668372
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 36
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As her son grows up from little boy to adult man, a mother secretly rocks him each night as he sleeps.