Natural Blonde: A Memoir

By: Smith, Liz

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"America's top gossip columnist spills the beans as she traces five decades of battling press agents and editors and landing celebrity scoops." (Variety) From Tallulah Bankhead to Joan Crawford to the Kennedys and Madonna, the ultimate insider, Liz Smith, has hobnobbed, air-kissed, and lunched with just about everybody who's been anybody over the last half century and then rushed to tell the world all about it. Now, in this candid, down-to-earth autobiography, she tells all about herself, and does it with the kind of style and warmth that has made her one of the most widely read columnists in history. But she wasn't always famous, and in Natural Blonde she reveals how a young woman from rural Texas came to New York hell-bent on making something of her life. From her salad days as a small-time reporter, typist, and proofreader to her triumphs at the Daily News, Newsday, New York Post and her 1995 Emmy for reporting, Liz tells what it's really like to be seen and heard by millions of people every day. One of the most-quoted people of our time, she offers a rare, private peek into the real person behind the witty quips and media coverage. Certainly one of the most eagerly anticipated autobiographies in years, Natural Blonde will give Liz Smith readers the item they've been waiting for the ultimate inside scoop from the "Grande Dame of Dish."

Title: Natural Blonde: A Memoir

Author Name: Smith, Liz

Categories: General,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY, Hyperion: 2000

ISBN Number: 0786863250

ISBN Number 13: 9780786863259

Binding: Cloth & Boards

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo -9.5 in tall.

Seller ID: 503004102

Description: Almost new, light wear to jacket edges. Tiny red line on top edge near spine. Text clean. Include 32 pp. glossy b&w photos. Autobiography of the queen of gossiip columnists. She relates how she made it out of Texas and found fame in NYC.

Keywords: Media. Journalism. Celebrity. Gossip. Columnist.