+612 9045 4394
 
The Princess Diarist - Carrie Fisher

Paperback

Published: 28th November 2016
In Stock. Ships in 1-2 business days
RRP $34.99
$26.95
23%
OFF

From Princess Leia herself: another brilliantly hilarious self-examination of her unlikely life and times.

A thoroughly original and intimate memoir by the bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking.

About the Author

Carrie Fisher, the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, became an icon when she starred as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy. Her eclectic Hollywood career includes roles in numerous films such as The Blues Brothers, When Harry Met Sally and the recent world-wide blockbuster, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She is the author of such international bestselling novels and non-fiction as Wishful Drinking, Surrender the Pink, Delusions of Grandma, The Best Awful, and Postcards from the Edge, which was made into a hit film starring Shirley MacLaine and Meryl Streep. Fisher's experience with addiction and mental illness--and her willingness to speak honestly about them-- made her a sought-after speaker and respected advocate before her death in 2016.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
 
3.7

(based on 3 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Reviewed by 3 customers

Displaying reviews 1-3

Back to top

 
4.0

Brutally honest.

By 

from Melbourne, Australia

About Me Casual Reader

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Read
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

Cons

  • A Bit Slow

Best Uses

  • Gift
  • Light reading

Behind the scenes on the set of the first ever Star Wars movie in 1977. Carrie Fisher is brutally honest about her co-stars and her own self doubts in the role of Princess Leia.

 
2.0

A bit meh

By 

from Australia

About Me Bookworm

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • A Bit Slow
    • Disappointing
    • Not What I Expected

    Best Uses

    • Gift

    It was a bit average. I stopped reading when the Harrison Ford meeting starts to becomes drawn out.
    Yawn.
    Sorry Carrie

     
    5.0

    A timely read in true Carrie Fisher style.

    By 

    from Sydney

    About Me Casual Reader

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Read

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Older Readers

      A great reminder of what we have lost.

      Displaying reviews 1-3

      Back to top

      "a readable and eye-opening account of a sad but strong princess who has always been her own woman" USA Today "Fisher offers a thoughtful, sardonic meditation on the price of fame, cost-of-living adjustments included." -- J.D. Biersdorfer The New York Times Book Review "[The Princess Diarist] is a radical truth bomb" -- Julia Felsenthal VOGUE.com

      Carrie Fisher

      Carrie Fisher, the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, became an icon when she starred as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy. Her eclectic Hollywood career includes roles in numerous films such as The Blues BrothersWhen Harry Met Sally and the recent world-wide blockbuster, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She is the author of such international bestselling novels and non-fiction as Wishful DrinkingSurrender the PinkDelusions of GrandmaThe Best Awful, and Postcards from the Edge, which was made into a hit film starring Shirley MacLaine and Meryl Streep. Fisher's experience with addiction and mental illness--and her willingness to speak honestly about them-- made her a sought-after speaker and respected advocate before her death in 2016.

      Visit Carrie Fisher's Booktopia Author Page


      ISBN: 9780593077573
      ISBN-10: 0593077571
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 288
      Published: 28th November 2016
      Publisher: Random House USA Inc
      Country of Publication: US
      Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3  x 2.0
      Weight (kg): 0.34