Diary of A Stage Mother's Daughter

Diary of A Stage Mother's Daughter

A Memoir

eBook - 2012
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The Glass Castle meets The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother in this dazzlingly honest and provocative family memoir by former child actress and current Fox Business Network anchor Melissa Francis. When Melissa Francis was eight years old, she won the role of lifetime: playing Cassandra Cooper Ingalls, the little girl who was adopted with her brother (played by young Jason Bateman) by the Ingalls family on the world's most famous primetime soap opera, Little House on the Prairie. Despite her age, she was already a veteran actress, living a charmed life, moving fr.
Publisher: New York : Weinstein Pub., 2012
ISBN: 9781602861756 (electronic bk.)
1602861757 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK B FRANCIS
Characteristics: 1 online resource (313 p.)


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Jul 23, 2017

I thought I was just reading another former child star's diary until the thesis became clearer. Melissa's loving and complicated relationship with her older sister is what makes this memoir so memorable. I finished it while sobbing.

Jun 18, 2015

Absolutely a must read! It's a sad book but Ms. Francis soldiered on and made something of herself. Many comparisons to the book Chanel Bonfire in regards to her mother.

Feb 08, 2013

what an awesome story/life!!!! if only her mother would have gotten some medical help for her problems melissa's life might have been a whole lot different!


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