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Barbra Streisand followers can lastly shed “No Extra Tears” because the legendary singer and actress’ memoir lastly hit cabinets on Monday (Nov. 7). The brand new ebook titled My Name Is Barbra is just not solely a reference to her 1967 novel and TV particular, however dives into her life story, from rising up in Brooklyn, getting her breakout function in Humorous Lady and extra.
Already, the ebook has gained the label of a No. 1 bestseller on Amazon, in addition to a 4.6 star ranking. Barnes & Noble has additionally labeled it among the best books of 2023, making it arguably one of many best musician memoirs you’ll be able to choose up this 12 months.
“My Identify Is Barbra” by Barbra Streisand
In response to the synopsis, you’ll be able to anticipate the tone of the memoir to be identical to Streisand herself, “frank, humorous, opinionated and charming.” Inside its 992 pages is the award-winning singer’s life story that the descriptions says consists of “her early struggles to develop into an actress, finally turning to singing to earn a residing; the recording of a few of her acclaimed albums; the years of effort concerned in making Yentl; her path of The Prince of Tides; her friendships with figures starting from Marlon Brando to Madeleine Albright; her political advocacy; and the success she’s present in her marriage to James Brolin.”