Meryl Streep: The Reluctant Superstar

Meryl Streep The Reluctant Superstar None

  • Title: Meryl Streep: The Reluctant Superstar
  • Author: Diana Maychick
  • ISBN: 9780312530662
  • Page: 307
  • Format: Hardcover
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    One thought on “Meryl Streep: The Reluctant Superstar”

    1. The back cover blurb starts with “On screen, on stage, she’s a superstar” and it’s hard to disagree with this, the statement even more true now in 2017 as it was in 1984 when this biography was first published. Diana Maychick was a reporter for the New York Times and although sometimes she gets a little carried away with herself (she includes Meryl’s thoughts, but didn’t interview her, as well as conversations she couldn’t have been party to), this is informative and well written. [...]

    2. I really enjoyed this book, but that's probably because I have a somewhat large obsession with Ms Streep.The book was published in 1984 and so only covers her early life and the early part of her career. Still, it was interesting reading. Meryl is so private that there are only three biographies and they're all from years and years ago. Still, being a hardcore fan, I want to read anything and everything I can.The writing isn't great and you can tell that the author has had to scrabble around for [...]

    3. I. LOVE. MERYL. This book is really good, but why is it so hard to find newer, more recent biographies of meryl? This one unfortunately only goes to 1984, but it is still worth the afternoon reading.

    4. I enjoyed learning about Meryl Streep's life upto 1984 when this was written. Author was perhaps a little gaga and over laudatory, but Streep also seems toMerit the acclaim. She is an incredible actress.

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