Love Life

Love Life

Audiobook CD - 2014
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Actor, producer, and New York Times bestselling author Rob Lowe offers up a collection of personal stories in an honest and celebratory memoir about men and women, art and commerce, fathers and son, addiction and recovery, and sex and love.

Actor Rob Lowe is an entertaining raconteur whose bestselling first book, Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography , was hailed as "self-deprecatingly funny" ( The New York Times ) and "thoroughly entertaining" ( Time ) and earned the author the cover of Vanity Fair . Love Life serves up another delicious selection of intimate stories and observations from Lowe's life, told with humor, warmth, and brutal honesty. After writing his acclaimed debut effort, Lowe felt he had more stories to share and many more friends to introduce. The result is a touching memoir about the business and craft of acting, the pitfalls of success, family, love, and much more.

Among the many adventures Lowe describes in Love Life are what it's like in the trenches as both the star and producer of a flop TV show; how a visit, as a twenty year old, to Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion led to a surprise in the hot tub; how an actor prepares for a role, as well as the practical, boots-on-the-ground details no drama or film school would ever teach you. You'll delight at the hilarious account of the time a major movie star stole his girlfriend, and of coaching a kid's basketball team dominated by omnipresent helicopter parents. The story of coming to terms with his son's departure to college for the education his father never got will touch anyone with a family.

Building on Stories I Only Tell My Friends, Love Life is the literary equivalent of returning to a favorite restaurant to savor a completely different, delicious new dish. If you love life, you'll love this book.
Publisher: New York : Audioworks, c2014.
ISBN: 9781442367333
Branch Call Number: BOOKCD 791. 43028 LOW L
Characteristics: 7 sound discs (7.5 hrs.)


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KHCPL_Tree Oct 13, 2016

Rob Lowe's love life is a range of everything he loves in life: it's an extensive range of love for his family, his career, his crazy experiences at the playboy mansion and the time he played a Sasquatch during a family camping trip. I was touched by the emotion captured with the departure of his first son to college, the feelings were mutual with the departure of my own son going away to college for the first time. The only thing I disliked about his book was his side-note. He remarked on the Dewey Decimal system and libraries becoming irrelevant. I would not have read this story without the library.
I haven't seen much of his work in film or on TV, I just happen to love biographies. Know that you do not need to be a fan to read this book. Love is universal and so are the stories that he recounts.

Side-note: Libraries are a part of my love life!

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