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I Said Yes to Everything Audiobook

I Said Yes to Everything

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Publisher's Summary

A memoir by Academy Award-winning actress Lee Grant, detailing her starring roles in Valley of the Dolls and Shampoo, her 12 years on the Hollywood blacklist, and a singularly unpredictable life.

©2014 Lee Grant (P)2014 Penguin Audio

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    Laura-Leigh Lane 09-25-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Very well written and elegantly revealing"
    If you could sum up I Said Yes to Everything in three words, what would they be?

    I always liked Lee Grant but never knew her struggles and how she made her mark in documentary films. I wished she had narrated the entire book but completely understand why she did not. If you like stories about real women that happen to be beautiful and talented you will enjoy this.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Lee


    What does Orlagh Cassidy bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    nothing


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    her struggles through the blacklist and how she made the decision early on to have her face lifted (came in handy later in her life)


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Bil Antoniou Agincourt, Ontario Canada 09-30-15
    Bil Antoniou Agincourt, Ontario Canada 09-30-15

    Movie madness!

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    "Brilliant read, middling narration"
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    Orlagh Cassidy is a great reader, but Lee Grant's appeal is a take-no-prisoners style of speaking. When she delivers dialogue, you have to listen. Cassidy reading everything in a breathy, passionate swoon is a disappointment, the wrong direction to tell the tale of a woman who has always been so admirably forthright. Grant's opening and closing narration suggest it might have been a job she wasn't up for, but it's still a missed opportunity.

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