You Can Get There From HereBook - 1975
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
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton and Co., c1975.
Characteristics: 249 p. : 21 cm.