The Legs Are the Last to Go: Aging, Acting, Marrying, and Other Things I Learned the Hard Way (Paperback)

Aging, Acting, Marrying, and Other Things I Learned the Hard Way

By Diahann Carroll, Bob Morris

Harper Paperbacks, 9780060763275, 271pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2009

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Description

Theactress who broke through television's color bar, entertainment legend Diahann Carroll tells all in her candid memoir The Legs Are the Last to Go. The firstblack woman to star in her own TV series NBC's Julia" Carroll displays all the grace, wit, style, and honesty that carried her to the top as she reveals intimate details about her career, her life, and her loves, including her marriage to Vic Damone and her torrid relationship with Sidney Poitier. The Legs Are the Last to Go is an unforgettable self-portrait and revealing Hollywood memoir at its finest.


Praise For The Legs Are the Last to Go: Aging, Acting, Marrying, and Other Things I Learned the Hard Way

“It has heart, without descending into the treacle of sentimentality. It’s upfront, bald-faced heart.”
-Liz Smith, Variety

“[A] radiant autobiography, bubbling over with sincere self-insights.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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