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Title:
Andrea Martin's lady parts
Author:
Martin, Andrea, 1947-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Toronto, Ont. : HarperCollins, [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
x, 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
A hilarious, entertaining, and often moving memoir, from the multiple Tony and Emmy-awarding winning actress and comedienne, and SCTV alum, Andrea Martin. Whether lighting up the small screen in her new TV series, Working the Engels, on NBC, or stealing scenes on the big screen in My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, or starring on the stage in her recent Tony award winning role as Berthe in Pippin, Andrea Martin has long entertained audiences with her hilarious characterizations and heartwarming performances. Martin has worked stages, sets and even trapezes across North America, playing to houses packed with adoring fans, all of whom instantly recognize the star who has entertained us for nearly forty years. In Andrea Martin's Lady Parts, Martin, for the first time, shares her fondest remembrances of a life in show business, motherhood, relationships, no relationships, family, chimps in tutus, squirrels, and why she flies to Atlanta to get her hair cut. Martin opens up her heart in a series of eclectic, human, always entertaining and often moving essays. Lady Parts will make you giggle and may make you cry. This is a powerful collection of stories by a woman with a truly storied life.
Language:
English
Contents:
Perky tits -- It's my roots, Johnny -- Armenia -- My one-year diary -- Afterbirth -- Birthdays -- Dating #1 -- Dating #2 -- My mustang convertible -- Why I fly to Atlanta to get my hair cut -- Mommy -- Secrets -- My writing process -- Here are some other things I'd rather do than write -- Someday my prince will come -- Television vs. books -- Chimps in tutus -- My gynecologist -- You are so beautiful -- My astrologer -- Astrology follow-up -- Old lady parts #1 -- Crazy -- Some things I think about but don't say out loud -- Why so angry, Ms. Martin? -- The graphologist -- Wherever you go, there you are -- Parapharyngeal abscess -- Emergency -- Multi-tasking -- Squirrels -- My pine tree -- The train -- My lost youth -- My first head shots, circa 1970 -- Yes! -- Old lady parts #2 -- SCTV, or "what do you think of this?" -- Everything must go.
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ISBN:
9780062387288
Format :
Book

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A hilarious, entertaining, and often moving memoir, from the multiple Tony and Emmy-awarding winning actress and comedienne, and SCTV alum, Andrea Martin

Whether lighting up the small screen in her new TV series, Working the Engels, on NBC, or stealing scenes on the big screen in My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, or starring on the stage in her recent Tony award winning role as Berthe in Pippin, Andrea Martin has long entertained audiences with her hilarious characterizations and heartwarming performances. Martin has worked stages, sets and even trapezes across North America, playing to houses packed with adoring fans, all of whom instantly recognize the star who has entertained us for nearly forty years.

In Andrea Martin's Lady Parts, Martin, for the first time, shares her fondest remembrances of a life in show business, motherhood, relationships, no relationships, family, chimps in tutus, squirrels, and why she flies to Atlanta to get her hair cut. Martin opens up her heart in a series of eclectic, human, always entertaining and often moving essays. Lady Parts will make you giggle and may make you cry. This is a powerful collection of stories by a woman with a truly storied life.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Part 1 Perky Titsp. 5
It's My Roots, Johnnyp. 10
Armeniap. 21
My One-Year Diary, 1958p. 33
Afterbirthp. 44
Birthdaysp. 50
Dating #1p. 54
Dating #2p. 58
My Mustang Convertiblep. 67
Why I Fly to Atlanta to Get My Hair Cutp. 73
Mommyp. 94
Secretsp. 107
Part 2 My Writing Processp. 119
Here Are Some Other Things I'd Rather Do Than Writep. 123
Someday My Prince Will Comep. 125
Television vs. Booksp. 131
Chimps in Tutus ap. 136
My Gynecologistp. 145
You Are So Beautifulp. 151
My Astrologerp. 156
Astrology Follow-Upp. 167
Part 3 Old Lady Parts #1p. 173
Crazyp. 183
Some Things I Think About but Don't Say Out Loudp. 189
Why So Angry, Ms. Martin?p. 191
The Graphologistp. 201
Wherever You Go, There You Arep. 204
Part 4 Parapharyngeal Abscessp. 213
Emergencyp. 221
Multi-Taskingp. 225
Squirrelsp. 235
My Pine Treep. 242
The Trainp. 249
My Lost Youthp. 251
Part 5 My First Head Shots, Circa 1970p. 265
Yes!p. 266
Old Lady Parts #2p. 272
SCTV, or "What Do You Think of This?"p. 293
Everything Must Gop. 343
Epiloguep. 347
Acknowledgementsp. 349
Creditsp. 351