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Haywire From The Moment Of Its Publication In , Haywire Was A National Sensation And A Bestseller, A Celebrated Hollywood Memoir Of A Glittering Family And The Stunning Darkness That Lurked Just Beneath The Surface Brooke Hayward Was Born Into The Most Enviable Of Circumstances The Daughter Of A Famous Actress And A Successful Hollywood Agent, She Was Beautiful, Wealthy, And Living At The Very Center Of The Most Privileged Life America Had To Offer Yet At Twenty Three Her Family Was Ripped Apart Who Could Have Imagined That This Magical Life Could Shatter, So Conclusively, So Destructively Brooke Hayward Tells The Riveting Story Of How Her Family Went Haywire From The Trade Paperback Edition This book is a memoir by Brooke Hayward, the privileged daughter of actress Margaret Sullavan and producer Leland Hayward I wanted to read this book because I love a couple of Margaret Sullavan s movies and I was curious about her life and family The book is written in kind of stream of consciousness style that jumps around a bit clearly, she was not a professional writer She writes about the New York crowd of rich and famous in a way that reminds me of how bloggers describe the Washington D This book is a memoir by Brooke Hayward, the privileged daughter of actress Margaret Sullavan and producer Leland Hayward I wanted to read this book because I love a couple of Margaret Sullavan s movies and I was curious about her life and family The book is written in kind of stream of consciousness style that jumps around a bit clearly, she was not a professional writer She writes about the New York crowd of rich and famous in a way that reminds me of how bloggers describe the Washington DC insiders as The Villagers She reminds me of Dominick Dunne and Joan Didion the way she name drops, but I like it so far for the Hollywood Insider aspect.Postscript Brooke Hayward was certainly part of the elite and she knew it I stand by my previous assessment of this book, and if you are interested in the early lives of the Henry Fonda family, you might like it Otherwise, don t bother This memoir just goes to prove that being born with a silver spoon in your mouth doesn t guarantee that your life will be smooth or free from grief Brooke Hayward is the only surviving offspring of the union of wealthy producer Leland Hayward and actress Margaret Sullavan The Hayward kids had nothing but the bestcars, schools, clothes, multiple residences, nannies They rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous all over the world Money, however, does not buy happiness and most of the famil This memoir just goes to prove that being born with a silver spoon in your mouth doesn t guarantee that your life will be smooth or free from grief Brooke Hayward is the only surviving offspring of the union of wealthy producer Leland Hayward and actress Margaret Sullavan The Hayward kids had nothing but the bestcars, schools, clothes, multiple residences, nannies They rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous all over the world Money, however, does not buy happiness and most of the family was in psychiatric care or institutionalized from time to time It struck me as significant that the family members who received the least psychiatric care were the ones who ultimately lived the longest.Brooke Hayward has written a very compelling account of her family s ups and downs It may not be relevant to some younger readers as most of the films discussed are current and consequently many may never have seen a performance by Margaret Sullavan whose name must be the most frequently misspelled in Hollywood history or any of Brooke Hayward s few performances The writing in this I found to be quite good, thereby justifying all the money expended on that high toned education This was just recently re released I read it when it first came out and I was a kid I now know I didn t understand half of it It is such a tragic story of a dream family Who wouldn t have wanted to grow up in the 1930 s and 40 s in Hollywood with your mother a famous movie star and your father one of the biggest power players Three out of the five in that family killed themselves or were presumed to have killed themselves But Brooke Hayward is such a terrific writer that this reads like This was just recently re released I read it when it first came out and I was a kid I now know I didn t understand half of it It is such a tragic story of a dream family Who wouldn t have wanted to grow up in the 1930 s and 40 s in Hollywood with your mother a famous movie star and your father one of the biggest power players Three out of the five in that family killed themselves or were presumed to have killed themselves But Brooke Hayward is such a terrific writer that this reads like a novel One of my favorite books read this when first came out and was completely drawn in Very good book

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