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Lessons in becoming myself / Ellen Burstyn.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 791.43028 BURS (Text) 39231031291541 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: viii, 453 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2006.

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In this story of a woman's search for a deeper understanding of herself, actress Burstyn explores the unexpected paths her life has taken. Born in Detroit during the Depression, she left home at eighteen to become a model. Eventually, she ended up on Broadway and on television in the late 1950s and early 1960s before turning to film. She delivered brilliant performances in The Last Picture Show; The Exorcist; Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, for which she won an Academy Award; Resurrection; and Requiem for a Dream. This book is a frank and unsparing account of Burstyn's search for personal and professional authenticity, the story of the quest for the examined life. Raised a Catholic, she has spent her life exploring a range of spiritual experience--from the Himalayas to Cambodia, from Mont Blanc to New York City.--From publisher description.
Subject: Burstyn, Ellen, 1932-
Actors > United States > Biography.

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