Balancing Act: The Authorized Biography Of Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury is a much beloved star, familiar to millions of viewers from her role as Jessica Fletcher on "Murder, She Wrote", which airs every day in syndication. Lansbury's talent is legendary. So is her astonishing body of work. But the greatest role Angela Lansbury has ever played is that of herself-award-winning actress, devoted wife and mother, survivor, a class act. Now, prize-winning drama critic Martin Gottfried reveals the extraordinary personal story of this complex and deeply private actress, including: -- The troubled childhood that drove her to succeed; -- The early years in the glory days of Hollywood; -- The devastating secret behind her first marriage; -- The bitter disappointment behind her three Oscar losses; -- Her triumphant return to television and Broadway; and much more!