An Autobiography of Eddie Fisher.
When Eddie Fisher was four years old, he opened his mouth and a beautiful sound came out. That sound would change his life forever.
By the time he was 21 he was one of the most popular entertainers in America, bigger even than Frank Sinatra, with an income in the millions. His life quickly evolved into a whirl of women, money and fame. It was the quintessential American success story; the rise and rise of "The Coca-Cola Kid".
For the next two decades he ran with the best and brightest, seeing it all done to everyone. He married America's sweetheart, Debbie Reynolds ("the sex was terrible"), and then left her for the world's most glamorous woman, Elizabeth Taylor. Hopelessly in love, Eddie watched his marriage to Elizabeth fall apart during the catastrophic filming of "Cleopatra", when Elizabeth and Richard Burton began their torrid affair. There were wild parties with Sinatra and the Rat Pack. Meetings with Sam Giancana. There was Drugs. Rock 'n' Roll. Eddie Fisher invented the idea, and it almost killed him.
With honesty and irrepressible wit, Eddie Fisher recreates an era and takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride that is his life.
Includes black and white illustrations.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 02 / 2000