Autobiography

The Other Side of Me

By Sidney Sheldon

In his eagerly-anticipated memoir, America+s foremost storyteller stocks the tale of his personal lifestyles in a frank and revealing e-book that opponents any of his fictional tales.Sidney Sheldon is really an leisure legend: writer of over a dozen bestsellers, Academy Award¨-winning screenwriter, and author of a few of television+s maximum hits, he has lived a singularly interesting lifestyles. Sheldon has obvious and performed all of it, and now during this candid memoir, he stocks his tale for the 1st time-talking concerning the personalities, highs, and lows that experience made his occupation and lifestyles so appealing. From a depression-era adolescence in Chicago to an Air Corps stint in WW II to the brilliant lighting fixtures and scorching events of latest York and la, Sidney Sheldon has lived the type of lifestyles most folk may by no means imagine...until now.

Show description

Quick preview of The Other Side of Me PDF

Best Autobiography books

In the Pink: How I Met the Perfect (Younger) Man, Survived Breast Cancer, and Found True Happiness After 40

Susan McBride, writer of The Cougar membership and Little Black costume, opens her center during this impossible to resist memoir approximately how she received married, acquired pregnant, and beat breast cancer—all after her fortieth birthday. by means of turns deliciously humorous and completely poignant, within the crimson is easily Susan's tale . . . yet her studies are elements of each woman's trip.

What's It All About?

In her personal phrases, this can be Cilla Black’s tale from her days within the Mersey scene, controlled via Brian Epstein, and having hit after hit within the pop charts, to being one in every of Britain’s such a lot precious song and television personalities this present day.

Moonwalk

The number one ny instances bestseller! Michael Jackson’s one and simply autobiography – his existence, in his phrases. With unique Foreword through Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, a brand new advent via Motown founder Berry Gordy, and an Afterword through Michael Jackson’s editor and writer, Shaye Areheart. “I’ve regularly desired to have the capacity to inform tales, you recognize, tales that got here from my soul.

Chinaberry Sidewalks

In a young and uproarious memoir, singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell unearths the great, the undesirable, and the gruesome of a dirt-poor southeast Texas boyhood. The purely baby of a hard-drinking father and a holy-roller mom, acclaimed musician Rodney Crowell was once no stranger to bombast. yet regardless of a house existence continuously threatening to burst into violence, Rodney fiercely enjoyed his mom and idolized his blustering father, a annoyed musician who took him to work out Hank Williams, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny funds practice.

Additional info for The Other Side of Me

Show sample text content

Who're you going to take it to? ” I had already made up our minds that. “Gower Champion. ” He had simply directed a Broadway hit known as Bye Bye Birdie. I went to work out Gower. He were a musical celebrity at MGM, had long gone directly to Broadway as a director, and had turn into an enormous luck. “I have a play I’d such as you to read,” I instructed him. “Fine. I’m leaving for brand spanking new York this night. I’ll take it with me, and browse it at the aircraft. ” I had foolishly was hoping that he could do what Desi Arnaz did and browse it instantly. “Thank you. ” whilst I bought domestic, Jorja stated, “What did he say? ” “He’s going to learn it. the matter is that I heard he has loads of different initiatives within the works. no matter if he’s , it can be many years earlier than he does this. ” Gower Champion referred to as the following morning. “Sidney, i feel it’s great,” he stated. “It’s going to make a superb musical. There’s been not anything love it on Broadway. I’m going to name Charles Strouse and Lee Adams, who wrote the rating for Bye Bye Birdie, and convey them on board. ” For a few cause, I felt no pleasure. I had had too many disappointments. I controlled to sound enthusiastic. “That’s nice, Gower. ” I hung up the telephone and regarded the entire desires that had by no means come real. I waited to listen to from Gower, and 5 days later he known as. He sounded indignant. “Is every thing okay? ” I requested. “No. I advised Strouse and Adams that i needed them to do the tune for this exhibit and they’re inquiring for an even bigger percent. They’re ungrateful bastards. I informed them I wouldn’t supply it to them. ” “So who do we—? ” “I’m unlikely to do the convey. ” A yr later, another person opened a express on Broadway known as Bajour. It was once approximately Gypsies residing in big apple. At a time whilst I must have been depressed, I felt elated. I remembered what Dr. Marmer had stated approximately manic melancholy. It’s a mind deviation that consists of episodes of significant mania and melancholy, the place moods swing from euphoria to depression . . . a big contributing consider thirty thousand suicides a yr. i used to be euphoric. I felt that anything incredible was once going to occur. It got here within the kind of a mobile name. “Sidney Sheldon, please. ” “Speaking. ” “This is Robert Fryer. ” a truly profitable Broadway manufacturer. “Yes, Mr. Fryer? ” “Dorothy and Herbert Fields requested me to cell you. They’re writing a musical for me referred to as Redhead, and they might wish to understand even if you'd be drawn to engaged on it with them. Are you ? ” was once I attracted to operating with Dorothy and Herbert Fields back? was once I! i attempted to sound cool. “Yes, i might be very . ” “That’s extraordinary. How quickly are you able to come to ny? we wish to start as fast as attainable. ” weeks later, Jorja, Mary, and that i have been getting into a apartment condo in ny. Our one unhappiness was once that Laura used to be not able to go back and forth with us. I had paid her all of the wage I owed her, plus a wide bonus. It used to be an emotional farewell. “I can’t depart my relatives, Mr. Sheldon. I’ll pass over you and pray for you. ” That used to be Laura. Robert Fryer used to be in his heart forties, a good-looking, elegantly dressed guy with a keenness for the theater.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.38 of 5 – based on 18 votes