By Candice Bergen
Within the follow-up to Knock Wood—her bestselling “engaging, clever, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography” (The big apple Times)—Candice Bergen stocks the massive occasions: her marriage to a well-known French director, the start of her daughter, Murphy Brown, widowhood, falling in love back, and staring at her daughter blossom.
A effective Romance starts with Bergen’s fascinating first husband, French director Louis Malle, whose large urge for food for all times broadened her horizons and whose occasional darkness by no means lowered their love for every different. yet her genuine romance starts whilst she discovers overpowering love for her daughter after years of ambivalence approximately motherhood. As Chloe grows up, Bergen reveals her comedian genius within the greatest television position of the 80s, Murphy Brown, and makes undesirable headlines whilst Dan Quayle pulls her into the 1992 presidential campaign.
Fifteen years into their marriage, Malle is clinically determined with melanoma, and Candice is unflinching in describing her and Chloe’s melancholy over his dying. yet after years of widowhood, she feels the candy surprise of discovering a distinct type of soulmate. Candice takes us in the course of the first years of her new marriage and stocks the bittersweetness of staring at Chloe depart domestic and flourish—and the comedy of a wasting conflict opposed to these rattling wrinkles and additional pounds.
A common author, Candice is hilarious, brutally sincere, down-to-earth, and clever. She could be a attractive Hollywood actress with a charmed existence, yet Candice is anyone who can speak frankly approximately notable occasions. Readers who pull up a chair will consider like they’ve simply made a top friend.
About the Author
Candice Bergen’s movie credit contain The Sand Pebbles, Carnal wisdom, beginning Over (for which she got an Oscar nomination), and omit Congeniality. On tv, she made headlines because the famous person of Murphy Brown, for which she received 5 Emmys. She later starred with James Spader and William Shatner within the significantly acclaimed sequence Boston felony. A talented author, Bergen has penned various articles and a play, in addition to her first bestselling memoir, Knock wooden.