You Can Get There from Here
Immensely gifted with intelligence, curiosity, sensitivity, warmth, and a profound openness to people and places outside her own experience, Shirley ... Show synopsis Immensely gifted with intelligence, curiosity, sensitivity, warmth, and a profound openness to people and places outside her own experience, Shirley MacLaine beings a very special quality of mind and heart to her acting, to her writing, to her travels. "You Can Get There From Here" is a remarkable memoir--the exciting and revealing journey of a woman who rediscovers the world an herself. Shirley MacLaine's first taste of professional disaster. The flowering of her social and political consciousness. The China trip that will change her life. From an ill-fated television series in the early 1970's that goes against everything she believes in...to her impassioned efforts on behalf of a major presidential candidate...to her emergence as an important voice in the international women's movement...to her life-affirming odyssey to the People's Republic of China--this is the unforgettable story of Shirley MacLaine's road from a crisis of self-doubt to a joyous new stage in her life. "A fascinating book...She is an articulate sophisticated woman of the world." -- "The New York Times" "Intensely personal...Written in candid, natural style...Spiced with well-told anecdotes and revealing vignettes...All can enjoy the journey's of Shirley MacLaine." -- "Best Sellers"