Becoming Meryl Streep
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|Format: ||Paperback, 304 pages, Main Edition|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 02 February 2017|
Her Again is an intimate look at the artistic coming-of-age of the greatest actress of her generation, from the homecoming float at her suburban New Jersey high school to her star-making roles in The Deer Hunter, Manhattan, and Kramer vs. Kramer. The book charts Meryl Streep's heady rise to stardom on the New York stage, her passionate, tragically short-lived love affair with fellow actor John Cazale, and her evolution as a young woman of the 1970s wrestling with changing ideas of feminism, marriage, love, and sacrifice.This is a captivating story of the making of one of the most revered artistic careers of our time, offering a rare glimpse into the life of the actress long before she became an icon.
A portrait of Meryl Streep that explores her beginnings as a young woman of the 1970s grappling with love, feminism, and her astonishing talent.
About the Author
Michael Schulman has contributed to The New Yorker since 2006. He has written more than fifty pieces for The Talk of the Town, on subjects including Pee-wee Herman, Carrie Fisher, Patrick Stewart, Steve Coogan, Meryl Streep, Vidal Sassoon, and the inventor of the everything bagel. He has also written profiles of the playwright Katori Hall (The Mountaintop) and the musical satirist Tim Minchin (Matilda).
Faber & Faber|
19.8 x 12.9 centimetres (0.22 kg)|
15+ years |