This For Remembrance: The Autobiography Of Rosemary Clooney, An Irish-American Singer

This For Remembrance: The Autobiography Of Rosemary Clooney, An Irish-American Singer

This for Remembrance: The Autobiography of Rosemary Clooney, an Irish-American Singer

Dust jacket notes: "Rosemary Clooney was at the very top of the entertainment ladder. Young, vivacious, radiant, with all-American good looks and a lovely voice, she was America's 'singing sweetheart' in the 1950s. Featured on the cover of Time, star of hit movies (White Christmas, Here Come the Girls), married to the brilliant actor Jose Ferrer in 1953 and mother of five children, host of her own network TV show in 1958, she had everything to live for. But in 1968 her world shattered. She suffered a terrifying mental breakdown, lived through the torments of hell, and emerged a strong, happy and fulfilled woman. This is her story. Never sparing herself, Rosemary Clooney writes with utter candor about the pressures that broke a gifted, beautiful and wildly successful young woman, bringing her to an isolation cell in the psychiatric ward of St. John's Hospital in Los Angeles. Hounded by hallucinatory demons, she pounded the walls in her paranoid frenzies. Reaching the depths of despair, Rosemary Clooney fought her way back to a productive, meaningful and contented life. Still beautiful, she has resumed her career and lives at peace with...

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