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Goldie: A Lotus Grows in the Mud
Goldie A Lotus Grows in the Mud
Author: Goldie Hawn
An inspiring and unconventional memoir from one of the world's most beloved actresses. — Goldie Hawn's life is an ongoing tableau of stories, and she has a born knack for telling them. In this candid and insightful book, Goldie invites us to join her in a look back at the people, places, and events that have touched her. It is the spiritual journ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780399152856
ISBN-10: 0399152857
Publication Date: 5/2/2005
Pages: 446
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3.6 stars, based on 86 ratings
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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I have loved Goldie since the "Laugh-in Show" where she made her uncontrollable laughter and "ditsy blonde" ways into a memorable "go-go dancer" character. In this memoir, she traces her early years with her family and friends to her current family with Kurt Russell. She reveals her search for strength and enlightenment in the face of pressures and life's sorrows. Her positive nature comes through, as does her love of children, friends and life in general. This is a good, inspiring read with lots of great pictures.
C.Peyton
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Any woman who has been a mother, a sister, a daughter, a wife... should read this book. Goldie Hawn reaches into her soul and reveals her struggle to be accepted by her peers in school, her deep love and affection for her parents and sister, and her luck (and her angel that helped her) in surviving a near fatal accident. She shows a depth of feeling and character I never saw in some of her film characters. She's wonderful to watch on screen, but so much more than that. She seems to have found just the right balance in her life. She adores her children, and reveals the love and respect she has for her life partner, Kurt Russell. A wonderful read. Don't miss this one! And pass it on when you're done!
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This is not a biography. Goldie Hawn explores the essential moments of her life. A very spiritual person, Ms. Hawn describes childhood events, friendships, travels and family life events that she treasures. She has an extremely positive outlook on life.
I enjoyed the book but must admit I was ready for the book to end. Very well written, easy to read.

raleighkim
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I loved this book by one of my favorite actresses. It was so wonderful to read about her life and how she became an actress. It was very interesting and kept my interest all the way through. I laughed and cried with her. I can see why she was a favorite of mine.
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A pretty touchy-feely, but not badly-written, memoir by Goldie, who does seem like a pretty great person! Photos in the book, too, which are always fun.
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This is the most candid autobiography I have ever read. She tells it like it is. I love this book and anyone who loves a real person telling a real story about her life will like it.
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Surprisingly well written, I wasn't expecting such a good book!! I read it all in one day, I couldn't put it down!!
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I always knew there was something special about Goldie Hawn and this book confirmed it. She is one of those rare individuals that never looses their optimism and joy of life. I enjoyed reading about her various experiences and how they shaped her into the woman she is today. She had amazing parents who nutured her well and gave her that effervescent bubbliness that is her trademark. The lessons shared in the book are priceless and timeless. This is a good book to share between mothers and daughters especially.


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