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Send Yourself Roses

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Send Yourself Roses

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
6881
publisher:
Springboard Press
genre:
Memoir, Nonfiction

We gave it a B-

Send Yourself Roses is neither the consummate bio this brassy actress deserves nor the score-settling screed its PR suggests, though Burt Reynolds, William Hurt, and Christie Brinkley are advised not to read it. Kathleen Turner best renders her itinerant childhood, struggle with rheumatoid arthritis, and midlife stage career. But she overdoes the generic girl-power advice (”Don’t Repeat Your Successes”) and glosses over duds like V.I. Warshawski, which is tossed aside with this zinger: ”I will not work with Disney again. I don’t like their product or how they treat people, and that’s that.” Yes, I guess it is. B-

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