By Candice Bergen
Within the follow-up to Knock Wood—her bestselling “engaging, clever, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography” (The manhattan Times)—Candice Bergen stocks the massive occasions: her marriage to a recognized French director, the start of her daughter, Murphy Brown, widowhood, falling in love back, and staring at her daughter blossom.
A nice Romance starts off with Bergen’s fascinating first husband, French director Louis Malle, whose large urge for food for all times broadened her horizons and whose occasional darkness by no means reduced their love for every different. yet her actual romance starts off while she discovers overpowering love for her daughter after years of ambivalence approximately motherhood. As Chloe grows up, Bergen reveals her comedian genius within the largest television position of the 80s, Murphy Brown, and makes undesirable headlines while Dan Quayle pulls her into the 1992 presidential campaign.
Fifteen years into their marriage, Malle is clinically determined with melanoma, and Candice is unflinching in describing her and Chloe’s melancholy over his dying. yet after years of widowhood, she feels the candy surprise of discovering a distinct type of soulmate. Candice takes us throughout the first years of her new marriage and stocks the bittersweetness of observing Chloe go away domestic and flourish—and the comedy of a wasting conflict opposed to these rattling wrinkles and additional pounds.
A ordinary author, Candice is hilarious, brutally sincere, down-to-earth, and clever. She could be a attractive Hollywood actress with a charmed existence, yet Candice is a person who can speak frankly approximately awesome occasions. Readers who pull up a chair will think like they’ve simply made a top friend.
About the Author
Candice Bergen’s movie credit contain The Sand Pebbles, Carnal wisdom, beginning Over (for which she bought an Oscar nomination), and pass over Congeniality. On tv, she made headlines because the celebrity of Murphy Brown, for which she gained 5 Emmys. She later starred with James Spader and William Shatner within the seriously acclaimed sequence Boston criminal. A talented author, Bergen has penned quite a few articles and a play, in addition to her first bestselling memoir, Knock wooden.
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