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  • The Princess Diarist

  • By: Carrie Fisher
  • Narrated by: Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd
  • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,955
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,911

When Carrie Fisher recently discovered the journals she kept during the filming of the first Star Wars movie, she was astonished to see what they had preserved—plaintive love poems, unbridled musings with youthful naiveté, and a vulnerability that she barely recognized. Today, her fame as an author, actress, and pop-culture icon is indisputable, but in 1977, Carrie Fisher was just a teenager with an all-consuming crush on her costar, Harrison Ford.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fireworks at Midnight

  • By Gretchen SLP on 11-25-16

As Colorful as Carrie herself

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-30-16

Carrie Fishers recent passing has bound to create a new interest in her writings. In this, her last book, we get to see Carrie in true form. From her musings as a girl trying to figure out her way as an actress, the reveal of her affair with Harrison Ford and learning how to be Carrie as much as Lea . Each recollection is filled with as much wit and detail you would expect from her. She uses her language beautifully in her writings and still comes off as a relatable woman learning to love herself. I only say to listen to the audio book because Carrie herself reads it. Just hearing her voice again slightly fills the hole left by her passing. This truly is a beautiful book for everyone who loved her as a person, as well as a good reminder that she was so much more than that princess from space. Thank you Carrie, we all miss you so much.

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