Iconic actress Kathleen Turner gives a true masterclass in taking the lead in life in this inspiring memoir
Strong, feisty, brave and brilliant, Kathleen Turner is a woman to be reckoned with. One of the most revered actresses of her generation and beyond, she is a woman who goes after what she wants and gets it. In this memoir, she reveals her astonishing trajectory from struggling New York actress to household name a result of passionate ambition, powerful instinct and unwavering self-belief.
From her first groundbreaking film, Body Heat, to her critically acclaimed performance in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, she has entranced audiences onstage and onscreen for three decades, whilst never failing in her commitment to the causes that she has supported throughout her life, and fighting an ongoing battle against the devastating pain of rheumatoid arthritis.
Kathleen Turner is an unstoppable force of nature with a lesson for women everywhere: if you don't believe in yourself, how can you expect anyone else to? Send yourself roses, and take the lead!
I challenge you to put it down for even one moment - Antonia Quirke, The Sunday Times
Gutsy, funny and inspirational - Woman and Home
Ballsy and bold - Scotland on Sunday
Remarkably good reading - Independent