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Wishful Drinking

Light sabres 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 inst. Turning to the first of her short memoirs I was faced with some of Carrie Fisher s most interesting sentiments and humorous anecdotes detailing a life about which I knew very little Fisher adds as an opening disclaimer that she underwent electro convulsive therapy ECT which erased some of her past memories so things within these pages might not be as clear or succinct as their actual occurrences Born in the worst possible situation the offspring of two Hollywood stars Carrie Fisher found herself in the middle of the most complex family tree imaginable With Eddie Fisher an apparently famous crooner of the 1950s and Debbie Reynolds famous Hollywood starlet at a young age as parents Fisher was forced to live in their blinding glory and make a name for herself However as with many star studded couples her parents moved on to bigger and better things leaving her as a child of divorce Does she use this excuse to explain away her decision to turn to drugs and alcohol No The Witchs Coven to mention Supplementary Exercises for Introducing Biblical Hebrew by Allen P. Ross the hyperspace hairdo Carrie also spends her free Great Famine time battling addiction weathering The Color of Night the wild ride of manic depression and lounging around various mental inst. Turning What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings to Pulse (Frank Quinn, the first of her short memoirs I was faced with some of Carrie Fisher s most interesting sentiments and humorous anecdotes detailing a life about which I knew very little Fisher adds as an opening disclaimer Obsession that she underwent electro convulsive The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico therapy ECT which erased some of her past memories so Simply Napkins things within The Unconscious Civilization these pages might not be as clear or succinct as The Complete Tightwad Gazette their actual occurrences Born in The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years the worst possible situation الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية the offspring of Writing and Selling Magazine Articles two Hollywood stars Carrie Fisher found herself in The Strange Bird the middle of Cleopatras Daughter the 1950s and Debbie Reynolds famous Hollywood starlet at a young age as parents Fisher was forced Settlers their blinding glory and make a name for herself However as with many star studded couples her parents moved on Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, to bigger and better The Sphinx things leaving her as a child of divorce Does she use Tidelands (Fairmile this excuse Pretty Lucy Merwyn to explain away her decision Strings to Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, turn Catch and Release to drugs and alcohol No

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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. When the original Star Wars trilogy came out I was too young to have nurtured any grotty pubescent fantasies about Princess Leia though I guess by the time of Return of the Jedi I was old enough to be confusedly excited by those harem scenes with Jabba the Hutt But now that I ve read Wishful Drinking I kind of want Carrie Fisher for my girlfriend Except that she s my mother s age And she s a recovering alcoholicdrug addict with bipolar disorder and a lavishly messed up family Other than that though she s really great she s smart as a whip wickedly funny and she swears like a teamster whatever that isAll the same I definitely wouldn t want her for a daughter or even a distant cousin When it comes to her family s dirty laundry of which there are piles and piles lying around hopelessly soiled she s not what you d call the soul of discretion My father is beyond likeable I mean you would just love him My father also smokes four joints a day Not What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings tells Pulse (Frank Quinn, the Obsession true and intoxicating story of her life with inimitable wit Born The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico to celebrity parents she was picked Simply Napkins to play a princess in a little movie called Star Wars when only 19 years old But it isn't all sweetness and. When The Unconscious Civilization the original Star Wars The Complete Tightwad Gazette trilogy came out I was The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years too young الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية to have nurtured any grotty pubescent fantasies about Princess Leia Writing and Selling Magazine Articles though I guess by The Strange Bird the Cleopatras Daughter to be confusedly excited by Settlers the Hutt But now Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, that I ve read Wishful Drinking I kind of want Carrie Fisher for my girlfriend Except The Sphinx that she s my mother s age And she s a recovering alcoholicdrug addict with bipolar disorder and a lavishly messed up family Other Tidelands (Fairmile than Pretty Lucy Merwyn that Strings though she s really great she s smart as a whip wickedly funny and she swears like a Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, teamster whatever Catch and Release that isAll Devils Paw (Imp, the same I definitely wouldn Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, t want her for a daughter or even a distant cousin When it comes All Tied Up to her family s dirty laundry of which In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie the soul of discretion My father is beyond likeable I mean you would just love him My father also smokes four joints a day Not

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Itutions 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. The sad thing about this book is that my favorite part was the cover I mean that s a brilliant coverBut overall Not the book I was hoping for Fisher seems to have mostly transcribed her one woman show and the problem is what works for a performance doesn t hold up very well as a book Everything s sort of glossed over with self deprecating jokes and there s not a real sense of narrative or much in the way of self reflection I didn t really want a celebrity tell all but I would really be interested in what Fisher really thinks and feels about her struggles with addiction mental illness and the bizarreness of her fame Instead I mostly got a lot of jokes about how it s weird when guys talk about jacking off to Princess Leia It seemed like whenever she got too close to something painful it was danced around or told in such a way that felt like she was saying Ok told you about that got it out of the way so there There is some genuinely interesting and affecting materia


10 thoughts on “Wishful Drinking

  1. says:

    When the original Star Wars trilogy came out I was too young to have nurtured any grotty pubescent fantasies about Princess Leia though I guess by the time of Return of the Jedi I was old enough to be confusedly

  2. says:

    Carrie Fisher's ever present sarcasm rubbed me the wrong way It was entertaining in the beginning but does one need to be sarcastic 247 to be funny? NO I especially don't recommend the audiobook Also while this is shocking at times it is not very insightful or meaningful But well RIP Carrie Fisher

  3. says:

    Audiobook Library Overdrive I downloaded this on a whim it was available I think this is the shortest Audiobook I’ve ever listened to yet many topics are covered There was a lot I didn’t know including that Carrie Fisher was married not long to Paul Simon Actually there was a lot I didn’t know — I didn’t follow any news about Princess Leia from Star Wars I knew nothing about her childhood her absent father her history with drug

  4. says:

    Turning to the first of her short memoirs I was faced with some of Carrie Fisher's most interesting sentiments and humorous anecdotes detailing a life about which I knew very little Fisher adds as an opening disclaimer that she unde

  5. says:

    35 starsThis book is or less the written version of Carrie Fisher's stage production Wishful Drinking Carrie Fisher's stage show 'Wishful Drinking'Carrie is probably best known for her role as the beautiful intrepid 'Princess Leia in

  6. says:

    Like most boys popping wood for the first time in the late '70s and early '80s I had a healthy interest in Princess Leia Carrie Fisher Later in life whenever I've seen one of her books on the shelves I'd think about possi

  7. says:

    WISHFUL DRINKING is a short but interesting memoir surrounding Carrie Fisher's life growing up in a celebrity household parents Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher her addictions electroshock therapy bipolar disorder and after effects of playing Princess Leia in the epic STAR WARS sagaWritten with sarcastic humor and wit gotta give her credit for laying it all out there and persevering to overcome her demonsJust ok for me

  8. says:

    The sad thing about this book is that my favorite part was the cover I mean that's a brilliant coverBut overall? Not the book I was hoping for Fisher seems to have mostly transcribed her one woman show and the problem is what works for a performance doesn't hold up very well as a book Everything's sort of glossed over wi

  9. says:

    I loved Carrie Fisher; she was an icon of my youth She was also smart funny and courageousHer death saddened me so much She should have had years ahead of her She and we were deprived of her wit and intelligence Her witness to surviving mental illness and addictionI read this book in honor of her and to feel her presence again Th

  10. says:

    Hilarious Of course I know Carrie Fisher from her Star Wars fame and knew she had written some books But I had no

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