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Reese Witherspoon: The Biography

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She's an Oscar-winning actress, a devoted mother, and a down-to-earth Southern belle. And she's only thirty years old. In this fascinating biography of Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Brown chronicles Witherspoon's participation in local talent shows, her Hollywood debut, and her Academy Award for Best Actress. Brown also highlights the actress's emphasis on maintaining her valu ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 24th 2007 by Da Capo Press (first published August 23rd 2007)
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Sanna
Sep 11, 2010 rated it liked it
I'm a fan of the talented Reese Witherspoon, so this was definitely a good read.
Pontiki
Dec 18, 2016 rated it liked it
I've always loved Reese Witherspoon. She's smart, sweet, and real. This book was a nice summary of her life up to 2007. Being a biography, the facts are there, but some of it comes off making Teese harsher than I think she is, and vainer as well.

I much prefer autobiographies, where things are directly from the person. Maybe one day, when she's much older. I look forward to that book.

Ally
Mar 28, 2012 rated it liked it
I rather liked this book. At first I didn't want to read about Reese, however my opinion on her has changed. Before I really didn't think that she was a smart person because she always has the rolls of rather unsmart people. However it turns out she is extremly down to earth and smart. She seems like an amazing human, and I enjoyed reading this book. However I think the story would be better told from herself and not someone else.
Theresa Malloy
Mar 10, 2016 rated it liked it
Who doesn't love Reese Witherspoon? She is a classy, smart woman who is good at what she does. She is impressive and inspirational. The book makes her sound too perfect though, and I was wondering more about her.
Michael Jolls
Jul 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
One of the better celebrity biographies of modern cinema. Although 10 years old, it's still a good thorough book that gives you the important points of Witherspoon's career. Actually have read this one twice!
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