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Legs Are the Last to Go Audiobook (Unabridged)

Legs Are the Last to Go (Unabridged)

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Author: Diahann Carroll
Audio Length: 7 hour 50 min
Release Date: 9/24/2008
Narrator: Diahann Carroll
Format: Unabridged

Audio Book Summary

It's conventional wisdom that Hollywood has no use for a woman over 40. So it's a good thing that Diahann Carroll, with her winning career, is anything but conventional.

With wisdom that only aging gracefully can bestow, she talks frankly about her four marriages as well as her other relationships, including her courtship with Sidney Poitier; racial politics in show business; and the personal cost, particularly to her family, of being a pioneer.

From a recent, Emmy-nominated role on Grey's Anatomy to appearances on Oprah, Diahann Carroll's legendary stage, film, and television career has spanned more than five decades.

Her title role on Julia beginning in 1968 established Carroll as the first African-American actress to star in her own television series. The role garnered her both an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe win to go along with the 1962 Best Actress Tony Award she won for her role in No Strings (also a first for a black woman). Diahann also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in Claudine.

In the 1980s, Diahann joined the glitzy night-time soap opera Dynasty as the jet-setter Dominique Deveraux.

Carroll's career continued strong in the 1990s with appearances in films such as The Five Heartbeats; she also starred as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard.

As a breast cancer survivor and activist, Carroll invited a camera crew into her treatment room for a national broadcast special to draw attention to the cause.

Ever the consummate performer, her new cabaret show at Feinstein's has traveled nationwide to sold-out audiences.

About the Author: Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll, best known for their work in the Memoirs & Biography genre, first debuted on our website in 2008 with the audiobook Legs Are the Last to Go, narrated by Diahann Carroll. Additional titles -- including the latest, Legs Are the Last to Go, available in Unabridged format -- were subsequently added to our catalogue, and today make up a collection of 1 audiobook -- or 7 hours of delectable storytelling from Carroll for your listening pleasure! Their top selling work, Legs Are the Last to Go, masterfully narrated by Diahann Carroll, is also available for download, alongside other popular favorites such as Legs Are the Last to Go, narrated by the likes of Diahann Carroll. To view our entire collection of 1 audiobook from Diahann Carroll, and to listen to samples, please visit the Diahann Carroll audiobooks author page on DigitalAudiobooks.co.uk.

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