But Enough About Me

But Enough About Me

A Memoir

Large Print - 2016
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"Actor Burt Reynolds reflects on his personal victories and defeats as he focuses on his legacy as a father and acting teacher"--
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2016.
Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
ISBN: 9781689172899
1689172894
9781628998917
1628998911
9781689172899
Branch Call Number: LP 791.4092 REYNOLDS
Characteristics: 447 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Winokur, Jon - Author

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LuvReadingStuff
Jul 21, 2016

I thought this was a great read. I have watched quit a few of Burt's movies. While reading the book I could relate to the movie. Read about Burt's one true love. It is great to hear how he is still acquainted with some of his childhood friends. If you like Burt, then you will enjoy the book.

athompson10 Dec 09, 2015

This is more a string of anecdotes than a proper autobiography. Much of what Reynolds writes about is stars he's known and their careers, not his, and he rambles about their movie credits and things they did and said that have nothing to do with him: he wasn't there, didn't hear it, he's just repeating stories and Hollywood lore. Reynolds also lacks insight, to a remarkable degree, about things that have gone wrong in his relationships. And he doesn't seem to care; it's like "she was great but it didn't work out, I don't know why, I still think she's a lovely lady." Excepting Loni Anderson, that vague "dunno, stuff happens" could be the tagline to many of his romantic relationships and platonic friendships. Burt Reynolds comes across in this book as callow and all surface, however appealing his surface might be/have been.

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trotter73
Dec 04, 2015

check out the audio CD book if you want to hear Burt narrate his book.

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