W.W. Norton & Company publishers; Book in very good condition, dustcover in good conditon (see pics).
Shirley MacLaine (April 24, 1934) is an American film, television and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author. An Academy Award winner, MacLaine received the 40th AFI Life Achievement Awardfrom the American Film Institute in 2012, and received the Kennedy Center Honors for her lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts in 2013. She is known for her New Age beliefs, and has an interest in spirituality and reincarnation. She has written a series of autobiographical works that describe these beliefs, document her world travels, and describe her Hollywood career.
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This is no ordinary memoir by a movie star. Miss MacLaine is no ordinary movie star. There is, of course, the public career that has taken her to the top of her profession - via roles in such films as ... and removed her from a roach-ridden walkup in New York to a house with a view of the San Fernando Valley. She tells that story. But beyond her career, she has an insatiable curiosity about people and places... (she) has lived alone among the Masai in Africa, wandered through India, lived in Japan, and climed into the Himalayan mountain kingdom of Bhutan, where only a few Occidentals have ever penetrated...