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Undiscovered

Undiscovered by Debra Winger Undiscovered
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Author: Debra Winger
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover
# of Pages: 188
Pub. Date: 2008
ISBN-10: 1416572678
ISBN-13: 9781416572671

About the Book:

In this lyrical, deeply personal book, three-time Oscar-nominated actress Debra Winger reveals how she has drawn on her creative talents to transform a successful career into a fulfilling life.

Celebrated for her indelible, Oscar-caliber performances in some of the most memorable films of the 1980s and 1990s, Debra Winger, in Undiscovered, her first book, demonstrates that her creative range extends from screen to page. Here is an intimate glimpse of an artist marvelously wide-ranging in her gifts.

In fact, as this beguiling book Undiscovered reveals, Debra Winger is that rare star who dared to resist the all-consuming industry that is Hollywood becoming her entire reason for being. "I love the work," she states, "and don't much care for the business." Yet she cares deeply for the people who have inspired her. We meet them (most famously, James Bridges, Bernardo Bertolucci; most dearly, her mother, husband, and sons) here, as Debra Winger passionately makes her case for forging a life beyond acting — and shows how she has done just that.

Debra Winger's screen performances have long been celebrated for their breathtaking emotional range, a quality that shines through in these pages. "When I was little," she writes, "someone told me that when you age, you turn into the person you were all your life." In this intriguing mix of reminiscence, poetry, storytelling, and insightful observation, a portrait of a life well-lived is strikingly rendered.