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Wishful Drinking Audiobook

Wishful Drinking

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Publisher's Summary

In Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher tells the true and intoxicating story of her life with inimitable wit. Born to celebrity parents, she was picked to play a princess in a little movie called Star Wars when only 19 years old. "But it isn't all sweetness and light sabers."

Alas, aside from a demanding career and her role as a single mother (not to mention the hyperspace hairdo), Carrie also spends her free time battling addiction, weathering the wild ride of manic depression and lounging around various mental institutions. It's an incredible tale - from having Elizabeth Taylor as a stepmother, to marrying (and divorcing) Paul Simon, from having the father of her daughter leave her for a man, to ultimately waking up one morning and finding a friend dead beside her in bed.

©2008 Delinquence, Inc.; (P)2008 Simon & Schuster, Inc

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    Shannon Eagle Santa Cruz, CA 02-28-17
    Shannon Eagle Santa Cruz, CA 02-28-17 Member Since 2015

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    "Addicted"

    Ironically I'm addicted to Carri Fischer..... can't stop with her books, next stop Shockaholic, her style is so honest and witty yet wise.

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    Tamara Watson 02-27-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Best read by crazy sexy spenders."

    Love her.... miss her. She's such a roll model for the sick and demented... period

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    Linda Ormond 02-26-17 Member Since 2017
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    "The Immortal"

    This book is phenomenal and her show based on the book is hilarious but to hear this book read by her is awesome. I am part of the few who did not become a fan of Carrie Fisher due to Star Wars to be honest I have never seen any on the franchise. No I became a fan of Carrie Fisher through her being a champion of mental illness it was her who made me realize I shouldn't be ashamed of having mental illness but I should embrace it because it makes me unique. Each of her books are amazing and they allow her legacy to continue to inspire others and this makes her the Immortal Carrie Fisher. She maybe gone however she left us her words and her roles to get us through.

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    Krissy 02-20-17
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    "ONE OF THE BEST!!!!"

    Great story, The fact that Carrie narrates the whole thing makes it even that much better!!!!!

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    Leonard D. Hayes 02-12-17
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    "mentally ill And relatable"

    I'm mentally ill And this is super relatable would recommend to anyone struggling with a sense of humour

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    "Engaging"

    I thought the story was okay. I was interested in knowing more about Carrie Fisher since I knew next to nothing. Her narration felt like she was talking to me as if almost in conversation.

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    Richard 02-06-17
    Richard 02-06-17 Member Since 2014
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    "breath of fresh air"

    although clearly the basis for a show, it reads or sounds like a personal dialogue to the listener. The humour is biting and leaves one unable to prevent spontaneous laughter which isn't always convenient when listening in public places. Superb book.

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    Robbie 02-05-17
    Robbie 02-05-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Creative and witty"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Wishful Drinking to be better than the print version?

    I don't know.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I really enjoyed this book and the wit Carrie Fisher had.


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    James 02-05-17
    James 02-05-17
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    "She will be missed 😞 but never forgotten"

    Great story telling, so sorry Billie Jo for your loss. I know she will never see this, but it still sucks!

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    warwick jackson Sydney, Australia 02-03-17
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    "Witty and very funny"

    Witty story from someone who doesn't take themselves too seriously, finding humour in the dark parts of life.

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