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You don't look your age and other fairy tales

by Nevins, Sheila (Author)

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Famed documentary producer Sheila Nevins is the one person who always tells it like it is, and who will say, "Learn from my mistakes and my successes. Because you don't get smarter as you get older, you get braver." An astonishingly frank, funny, poignant book about the real-life challenges of being... Full description

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Summary: Famed documentary producer Sheila Nevins is the one person who always tells it like it is, and who will say, "Learn from my mistakes and my successes. Because you don't get smarter as you get older, you get braver." An astonishingly frank, funny, poignant book about the real-life challenges of being a woman in a man's world; what it means to be a working mother; what it's like to be an older woman in a youth-obsessed culture; the sometimes changing, often sweet truth about marriages; what being a feminist really means; and that you are in good company if your adult children don't return your phone calls. --
Physical Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9781250111302 (hardcover)
1250111307 (hardcover)
Author Notes: Sheila Nevins is an American Television producer and President of HBO Documentary Films. She has a has a BA from Barnard College and an MFA from the Yale University School of Drama. Her awards include 32 individual Primetime Emmys. She has worked on productions that have received awards, 32 Primetime Emmys, 34 News and Documentary Awards, 42 Peabody Awards, and 26 Academy Awards. She is the author of You Don't Look Your Age... And Other Fairy Tales.

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