Carrie and Me by Carol Burnett audiobook

Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story

By Carol Burnett
Read by Carol Burnett

Simon & Schuster Audio
5.37 Hours Unabridged
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The New York Times bestselling memoir from legendary comedienne Carol Burnett is a “loving, poignant” (People) tribute to her eldest daughter, Carrie Hamilton. The daughter of one of television’s most recognizable and beloved stars, Carol Burnett, Carrie Hamilton won the hearts of everyone she met with her kindness, her quirky humor, and her unconventional approach to life. After overcoming her painful and public teenage struggle with drug addiction in a time when personal troubles were kept private, Carrie lived her adult life of sobriety to the fullest, achieving happiness and success as an actress, writer, musician, and director before losing a hard-fought battle with cancer at age thirty-eight. Now Carol Burnett shares her personal diary entries, photographs, and correspondence as she traces the journey she and Carrie took through some of life’s toughest challenges and sweetest miracles. Authentic, intimate, and full of love, Carrie and Me is a funny and moving memoir about mothering an extraordinary young woman through the struggles and triumphs of her life.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A 2013 Grammy Award Nominee for Best Spoken Word Album

A Publishers Weekly bestseller

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, April 2013

The New York Times bestselling memoir from legendary comedienne Carol Burnett is a “loving, poignant” (People) tribute to her eldest daughter, Carrie Hamilton.

The daughter of one of television’s most recognizable and beloved stars, Carol Burnett, Carrie Hamilton won the hearts of everyone she met with her kindness, her quirky humor, and her unconventional approach to life. After overcoming her painful and public teenage struggle with drug addiction in a time when personal troubles were kept private, Carrie lived her adult life of sobriety to the fullest, achieving happiness and success as an actress, writer, musician, and director before losing a hard-fought battle with cancer at age thirty-eight. Now Carol Burnett shares her personal diary entries, photographs, and correspondence as she traces the journey she and Carrie took through some of life’s toughest challenges and sweetest miracles. Authentic, intimate, and full of love, Carrie and Me is a funny and moving memoir about mothering an extraordinary young woman through the struggles and triumphs of her life.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“It’s hard to put into words just how deeply this book touched me. It made me laugh, cry, and everything in between. Simply wonderful. A beautiful tribute to a remarkable daughter written straight from the heart by the mother who loved her. If you have ever loved a child, read this book. Heartbreakingly funny, sad, and wise. Both mother and daughter will live in your heart long after you finish reading.” Fannie Flagg, actress
“In Burnett’s wonderful book we are reminded of what gets us through: love.” David Sheff, New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Boy
“Heartfelt memoir…A fitting tribute from a living legend.” Barnes & Noble, editorial review
“An intimate portrait of a sometimes challenging, always loving mother-daughter relationship.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Carol Burnett

Author Bio: Carol Burnett

Carol Burnett is widely recognized for her work on stage and screen, most notably The Carol Burnett Show, which was named in 2007 by Time magazine as one of “100 Best Television Shows of All Time.” A highly acclaimed actress for her comedic and dramatic roles on television, film, and Broadway, Burnett has been honored with twelve People’s Choice Awards, eight Golden Globes, six Emmy Awards, the Horatio Alger Award, the Peabody Award, and the Ace Award. She has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, is a Kennedy Center honoree, and has been inducted into the Television Hall of Fame. She is also a New York Times bestselling author.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 5.37
Audience: Adult
Language: English