- Additional Details
- Dimensions: 9.25 H x 1.20 D x 6.25 W inches
- Format: Hardcover
- Number of Pages: 322 Pages
- Release Date: March 29, 2011
As the most famous face in daytime television history, Susan Lucci has held audiences spellbound for years as Erica Kane on ABC-TV’s All My Children—the sexy, sassy, beautiful “woman you love to hate.” Now, in her long awaited autobiography, she holds readers captive as the feisty, funny, authentic “woman you love to love”.Forty years ago, when television legend Susan Lucci first joined the cast of All My Children, she had only expected to appear on the show every other Tuesday. But she quickly endeared herself to America playing the beautiful, mercurial, and often controversial character of Erica Kane.All this time, Lucci has held viewers’ rapt attention as Erica underwent the first daytime television abortion, married and divorced more times than Elizabeth Taylor, became one of daytime’s first working mothers, dealt with her AMC daughter’s coming out and survived many of life’s greatest tragedies as well as conducted many of TV’s most fun-to-watch escapades.The secret to Erica’s appeal is undoubtedly her ability to live life and reinvent herself in ways that the audience wishes they could too. Now in her long-awaited autobiography, Susan Lucci not only shares some of her favorite behind-the scenes moments on the show, she shares stories about her own personal metamorphosis off-camera, from an aspiring actress to a superstar. For the first time ever, she candidly opens up about the devastating car accident that could have cost her career and the heartache she endured after her miscarriage. She reveals the life lessons longtime friends taught her on her rise to fame, the secret to remaining youthful and what she has learned about love, romance, and partnership through a marriage that has spanned four decades. She also recalls the great joy that came with finally winning an Emmy in 1999 after eighteen previous nominations as well as the pressure and angst she felt before her epic win, the pleasure of taking Broadway by storm in Annie Get Your Gun and the test of her stamina and endurance that came with cha-cha-ing on prime time in Dancing with the Stars. Susan will also share how she has successfully balanced the needs of her family with the grueling demands of her career.