Out on a Limb

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Out on a Limb

By Shirley MacLaine

Bantam, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780553273700, 384pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1986

Her most controversial book is one you will never forget.An outspoken thinker, a celebrated actress, a truly independent woman, Shirley MacLaine goes beyond her previous two bestsellers to take us on an intimate yet powerful journey into her personal life and inner self.An intense, clandestine love affair with a prominent politician sparks Shirley MacLaine's quest of self-discovery.From Stockholm to Hawaii to the mountain vastness of Peru, from disbelief to radiant affirmation, she at last discovers the roots of her very existence. . . and the infinite possibilities of life. Shirley MacLaine opens her heart to explore the meaning of a great and enduring passion with her lover Gerry; the mystery of her soul's connection with her best friend David; the tantalizing secrets behind a great actor's inspiration with the late Peter Sellers. And through it all, Shirley MacLaine's courage and candor new doors, new insights, new revelations-and a luminous new world she invites us all to share.

Praise For Out on a Limb

"A stunningly honest, engrossing account of an intimate journey inward. Shirley MacLaine's discovery of a new sense of purpose, joy, energy, and love will touch and astonish you."--Literary Guild Magazine.

"An immensely appealing woman-bright, open, straightforward, sincere."--The New York Daily News