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The Resource The road to happiness is always under construction, Linda Gray

The road to happiness is always under construction, Linda Gray

Label
The road to happiness is always under construction
Title
The road to happiness is always under construction
Statement of responsibility
Linda Gray
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gray has been through more pain and tragedy than her longtime fans realize, having suffered paralyzing polio as a child, growing up with an alcoholic mother, landing in a emotionally abusive marriage at twenty-two and living by her husband's rules for sixteen years before she openly rebelled against him to take an acting class. With her big break on Dallas, fame came a bitter, public divorce. To celebrate her seventy-fifth birthday, Gray opens up about her life, the challenges of sexism in Hollywood and the pressures of being a single working mom, with a relentlessly positive attitude that kept her cruising, with a few speed bumps, to the place of serenity she thrives in now
Summary
When Linda Gray, iconic star of Dallas, was twenty years old, a magazine editor coldly rejected her as a model, writing that, perhaps one day, “you might shape into something.” Since then, Linda has been evolving and growing, and has shaped into a role model for women of every age in her grace, beauty, generosity, and wisdom. She’s been through more pain and tragedy than her longtime fans realize, having suffered paralyzing polio as a child, growing up with an alcoholic mother, landing in a emotionally abusive marriage at twenty-two and living by her husband’s rules for sixteen years before she openly rebelled against him to take an acting class. At thirty-eight, Linda got her big break, as Larry Hagman’s wife on Dallas. With fame came a bitter, public divorce, trouble at home with her two kids, and the loss of her beloved sister to breast cancer. Linda got through it all—the challenges of sexism in Hollywood and the pressures of being a single working mom—with a relentlessly positive attitude that kept her cruising, with a few speed bumps, to the place of serenity she thrives in now
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
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10443374
Cataloging source
VTL
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1940-
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Gray, Linda
Dewey number
  • 791.4502/8092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Gray, Linda
  • Television actors and actresses
  • Television producers and directors
  • Conduct of life
Target audience
adult
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build a better body, mind, and soul
Label
The road to happiness is always under construction, Linda Gray
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hello -- How to shape into something in 75 years or less -- What scares you can also heal you -- Successful women don't give up -- Toot your own horn -- Love the skin you're in -- Late bloomer -- Build a tool box -- Explore undiscovered roads -- Cat heaven -- Learn to navigate for yourself -- Tough love -- Into the driver's seat -- Pull the trigger -- The bigger the hair, the closer to God -- Gong bong -- Laugh until champagne comes out of your nose -- Cut yourself some slack -- Detours happen -- Steer the bus -- Treat ever ride like it's the last one of your life -- The trampoline effect -- Cherish your passengers -- Linda Gray's principles for success -- The dangers of downshifting -- Give -- What to take with you when you go -- Shed-- Suit up with style -- Show yourself -- Travel light -- Shush -- Overcoming the obstacles in your path -- Expand your world -- How to date at any age -- The Gray Fox -- Shine, baby, shine
Control code
ocn919311951
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Regan Arts hardcover edition.
Extent
vi, 261 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of paltes
Isbn
9781941393093
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)919311951
Label
The road to happiness is always under construction, Linda Gray
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hello -- How to shape into something in 75 years or less -- What scares you can also heal you -- Successful women don't give up -- Toot your own horn -- Love the skin you're in -- Late bloomer -- Build a tool box -- Explore undiscovered roads -- Cat heaven -- Learn to navigate for yourself -- Tough love -- Into the driver's seat -- Pull the trigger -- The bigger the hair, the closer to God -- Gong bong -- Laugh until champagne comes out of your nose -- Cut yourself some slack -- Detours happen -- Steer the bus -- Treat ever ride like it's the last one of your life -- The trampoline effect -- Cherish your passengers -- Linda Gray's principles for success -- The dangers of downshifting -- Give -- What to take with you when you go -- Shed-- Suit up with style -- Show yourself -- Travel light -- Shush -- Overcoming the obstacles in your path -- Expand your world -- How to date at any age -- The Gray Fox -- Shine, baby, shine
Control code
ocn919311951
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Regan Arts hardcover edition.
Extent
vi, 261 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of paltes
Isbn
9781941393093
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)919311951

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