Love, Lucy by Lucille Ball

Editorial review of Love, Lucy courtesy of Amazon.com

Love, Lucy by Lucille Ball - the one and only autobiography - The New York Times bestseller - "The #1 Greatest TV Star of all time" - TV Guide

Although Lucille Ball died in 1989, this autobiography written prior to 1964 has only recently been discovered among her papers. She describes a childhood deeply affected by her father’s death and her mother’s withdrawal from her life. Raised by her grandparents, Ball craved attention and developed a tempestuous, vivacious, fiery, and yet insecure personality that would later lead her to comic stardom. It took years of working from the bottom of show business before she became a television hit, with the help of her husband, co-star, and business partner, former Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz. Ball abandoned the book for fear of hurting Arnaz, although she gives him credit for the tremendous success she enjoyed with I Love Lucy.

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