Audition - A Memoir Author:Barbara Walters And now, at last, the most important woman in the history of television journalism gives us that "whole package," in her inspiring and riveting memoir. After more than forty years of interviewing heads of state, world leaders, movie starts, criminals, murderers, inspriational figures, and celebrities of all kinds, Barbara Walters has turned her... more » gift for examination onto herself to reveal the forces that shaped her extraordinary life.
Barbara Walters has spent a lifetime auditioning: for her bosses at the TV networks, for millions of viewers, for the most famous people in the world, and even for her own daughter, with whom she has had a difficult but ultimately quite wonderful and moving relationship. This book, in some ways, is her final audition, as she fully opens up both her private and public lives. In doing so, she has given us a story that is heartbreakding and honest, surprising and fun, sometimes startling, and always fascinating.« less