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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The one and only autobiography by the iconic Lucille Ball, hailed by TV Guide as the “#1 Greatest TV Star of All Time.”

Love, Lucy is the valentine Lucille Ball left for her fans—a warm, wise, and witty memoir written by Lucy herself. The legendary star of the classic sitcom I Love Lucy was at the pinnacle of her success when she sat down to record the story of her life. No comedienne had made America laugh so hard, no television actress had made the leap from radio and B movies to become one of the world’s best-loved performers. This is her story—in her own words.

The story of the ingenue from Jamestown, New York, determined to go to Broadway, destined to make a big splash, bound to marry her Valentino, Desi Arnaz. In her own inimitable style, she tells of their life together—both storybook and turbulent; intimate memories of their children and friends; wonderful backstage anecdotes; the empire they founded; the dissolution of their marriage. And, with a heartfelt happy ending, her enduring marriage to Gary Morton.

Here is the lost manuscript that her fans and loved ones will treasure. Here is the laughter. Here is the life. Here’s Lucy...

“The comic actress in her own words…intensely moving.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“Filled with light and laughter.” —New York Times Book Review

©1996 Desilu, Too L.L.C. (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved

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Fascinating

Having listened to biographies of Lucy and Desi, to hear Lucy’s own words read by her daughter was really fascinating as it both contradicted and confirmed much of what one has heard. It’s such a shame it stops at Redhead on broadway but it’s a completely absorbing listen.

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  • SCOTT
  • 11-07-18

What a great book

Lucie Arnez , did a great narrative. She sounds just like her mom , you could tell it was a labor of love to her mom and dad.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-08-18

Loved it!!

I found this book to be very entertaining and enlightening, so much so I listened to it twice. I love that Lucille's daughter was the narrator. She did an excellent job bringing her mother's story to life.

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