Dr. Laura: The Unauthorized Biography

Dr. Laura: The Unauthorized Biography by Vickie L. Bane epub pdf fb2

Title: Dr. Laura: The Unauthorized Biography
Author: Vickie L. Bane
ISBN10: 0312205309
ISBN13: 978-0312205300
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books; 1st edition (August 21, 1999)
Language: English
Subcategory: Arts & Literature
Size PDF: 1753 kb
Size Fb2: 1276 kb
Rating: 4.7/5
Votes: 278
Pages: 272 pages
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Dr. Laura: The Unauthorized Biography by Vickie L. Bane

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Dr. Laura Schlessinger is the hottest thing to hit national radio since Rush Limbaugh. Sixty thousand people call in to The Dr. Laura Show every day to get abused and berated for admitting their flaws and imperfections. Nearly twenty million people tune in across the country to listen to the humiliation, and more than 2.5 million have bought one of her bestsellers-with the latest book hitting bookstores this September. Dr. Laura has been the subject of countless articles, including features in Vanity Fair and New York magazine. And she recently announced that she has signed an exclusive deal for an hour-long, daily, innovative daytime TV program showcasing her unique insights into today's issues and problems, which will begin airing in the fall of 2000.Catering to a nearly spellbound cult following, Dr. Laura has built a veritable media empire by spreading moral wisdom and commonsense advice. But what the enchanted public doesn't know is that Schlessingers' own life is a labyrinth of contradictions-from her own divorce (she openly and adamantly chastises divorcees on the air) to her estrangement for her sister and mother (she is known for her supposedly emphatic adherence to family). And is the doctor really a licensed physician? Find out what classmates, colleagues, patients, and pals have to say about the real Dr. Laura! This book turns the tables on America's number-one moral drill sergeant and professional perfectionist, revealing the personal inconsistencies that define the guru himself.