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My name is Barbra  Cover Image Book Book

My name is Barbra / Barbra Streisand.

Streisand, Barbra, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780525429524
  • ISBN: 0525429522
  • Physical Description: 970 pages, 40 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2023]

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"The long-awaited memoir by the superstar of stage, screen, recordings, and television Barbra Streisand is by any account a living legend, a woman who in a career spanning six decades has excelled in every area of entertainment. She is among the handful of EGOT winners (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony) and has one of the greatest and most recognizable voices in popular music. She has been nominated for a Grammy 46 times, and with Yentl she became the first woman to write, produce, direct, and star in a major motion picture. In My Name Is Barbra, she tells her own story about her life and extraordinary career, from growing up in Brooklyn to her first star-making appearances in New York nightclubs to her breakout performance in Funny Girl (musical and film) to the long string of successes in every medium in the years that followed. The book is, like Barbra herself, frank, funny, opinionated, and charming. She recounts her early struggles to become an actress, eventually turning to singing to earn a living; the recording of some of her acclaimed albums; the years of effort involved in making Yentl; her direction of The Prince of Tides; her friendships with figures ranging from Marlon Brando to Madeleine Albright; her political advocacy; and the fulfillment she's found in her marriage to James Brolin. No entertainer's memoir has been more anticipated than Barbra Streisand's, and this engrossing and delightful book will be eagerly welcomed by her millions of fans"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Streisand, Barbra.
Singers > United States > Biography.
Motion picture actors and actresses > United States > Biography.
Women motion picture producers and directors > United States > Biography.
Motion picture producers and directors > United States > Biography.
Chanteurs > États-Unis > Biographies.
Productrices et réalisatrices de cinéma > États-Unis > Biographies.
Producteurs et réalisateurs de cinéma > États-Unis > Biographies.
United States
Genre: autobiographies (literary works)
Autobiographies.
Autobiographies.

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  • 9 of 69 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Warren Public Library.

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  • 82 current holds with 69 total copies.
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Warren Public Library BIO STREISAND (Text) 33720146637719 Adult New Biography Available -

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