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The book of Joan : tales of mirth, mischief, and manipulation

by Rivers, Melissa, 1969- (Author)

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Joan Rivers was known all over the world--from the Palace Theater to Buckingham Palace, from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the footlights of Broadway, from the days of talkies to hosting talk shows. But there was only one person who knew Joan intimately, one person who the authorities would call... Full description

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Summary: Joan Rivers was known all over the world--from the Palace Theater to Buckingham Palace, from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the footlights of Broadway, from the days of talkies to hosting talk shows. But there was only one person who knew Joan intimately, one person who the authorities would call when she got a little out of hand. Her daughter and best friend, Melissa.
Physical Description: xi, 284 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
ISBN: 1101903821
9781101903827
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Melissa Warburg Rosenberg was born on January 20, 1968 in Manhattan. She is the only child of Joan Rivers and Edgar Rosenberg. She attended the private John Thomas Dye School in Bel-Air and then The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a degree in European History in 1989. As an actress, she has had roles in television shows including Beverly Hills, 90210, and Silk Stalkings, The Comeback.In 1998, she also appeared in the sci-fi/comedy made-for-television movie Men in White and in the 1999 film The Big Tease.

In the early 1990s, she branched out on the pre-show red carpet, interviewing celebrities on nationally televised awards shows. With her mother, she hosted fashion on the red carpet interviews for the E! cable network. In 2003, they left her red carpet pre-show on E! to accept a more lucrative deal with the TV Guide Channel valued at between $6 and 8 million. In 2015 her book The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation made The New York Times Best Seller List.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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