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The Importance of Being Barbra: The Brilliant, Tumultuous Career of Barbra Streisand
by Tom Santopietro (Goodreads Author)
Controversial, a global icon, a diva among divas---Barbra Streisand, the last genuinely unique show business personality of the twentieth century is the most honored entertainer in the world today. But along with the Tony, two Oscars, six Emmys, eight Grammys, ten Golden Globes, fifty gold albums, and wild acclaim have come wildly diverse reactions to a personality as outs ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 2nd 2007 by St. Martin's Griffin
(first published September 5th 2000)
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I was so disappointed with this book. I wanted to learn more about Streisand's life behind the scenes, her childhood and journey to the stage. Instead, this book begins at Funny Girl and proceeds to basically critique her every professional move. I could've learned all of this from the internet!