A View from a Broad

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A View from a Broad

By Bette Midler; Sean Russell (Photographer)

Simon & Schuster, Hardcover, 9781476773551, 140pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2014

Description
Bette Midler, also known as Divine Miss M the indomitable and incomparable singer, actor, and musical theater extraordinaire, with a career spanning almost half a century revisits her classic memoir, now with a new introduction.
With her brassy voice and bold performances making the world finally pay attention, she needs no introduction. Grammy award winning singer, Academy Award nominee, Broadway star of her critically acclaimed one-woman show and beloved actress in The Rose, Beaches and Down and Out in Beverly Hills Bette Midler is a household name whose career and fans span generations.
In A View from a Broad, originally published in 1980, Bette relives her career through memories of endless rehearsals, her fear of flying, crazy schedules and wisdom she learned from Thai Gondoliers, with the trademark razor-blade wit that her fans have grown to know, love and expect.
Filled with photographs, a new introduction and heartwarming stories that highlight only a portion of a brilliant career, A View from a Broad is the perfect gift for anyone who loves music, theater or just plain fun and will be cherished by the fans of Divine Miss M for years to come.


NPR
Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014

"There's a lot of embroidery in this book ... " Midler says. "It's all lies, except for like 10 percent." A new edition of A View From a Broad, originally published in 1980, is out this week. More at NPR.org

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