Growing Up Fisher by Joely Fisher

Growing Up Fisher

Actress, director, entertainer Joely Fisher invites readers backstage, into the intimate world of her career and family with this touching, down-to-earth memoir filled with incredible, candid stories about her life, her famous parents, and how the loss of her unlikely hero, sister Carrie Fisher, ignited the writer in her.Growing up in an iconic Hollywood Dynasty, Joely Fisher knew a show business career was her destiny. The product of world-famo...

Details Growing Up Fisher

TitleGrowing Up Fisher
Release DateNov 14th, 2017
PublisherWilliam Morrow
GenreAutobiography, Memoir, Biography, Nonfiction

Reviews Growing Up Fisher

  • Fifi
    Not enoughThe book was an ode to Carrie, but it told me nothing new. I was surprised at how Connie Stevens was portrayed. You know she loved her but....
  • Dawn Kaestner
    I have always liked Joely's work and this was a decent autobiography however, I almost wish I hadn't read it. I thought she came across as a whiny, narcissistic, over-spender whose goal is to live off the connection to her more famous relatives. The "poor me" vibe was annoying at best.
  • Colette
    She's no Carrie, that's for sure. You can tell she tries to be a clever wordsmith like her sister but it comes off as phony at times...trying to hard and just not authentic. Her politics are annoying and she's just like all those other Hollywood types...nothing original about her. I mean nothing. I was interested in certain aspects about her family dynamics though (like the relationship between her mom and Debbie Reynolds for example.) I did find...
  • Jan Daulton
    This is an interesting read if you like Old Hollywood reads...Joley seems almost normal in a family that was anything but...
  • Marilyn
    This was an amazing book full of stories about Connie Stevens, Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, and the whole extended family of Joely Fisher. I really enjoyed reading it. It was well written.
  • Linda Smatzny
    Enjoyable book. Very much a book of musings including all her family members. The book contains photos. The book was a fast easy read.
  • Angela
    3.5 stars.