Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told

Off the Record About Favorite Guests, Memorable Moments, Funniest Jokes, and A Half Century of Asking Questions

eBook - 2011
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The former CNN host looks back on his fifty-year career, reflecting on how much the world has changed during those years, the famous people he has met, and his own life behind the scenes.
Publisher: New York : Weinstein Books, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 225 p., [8] p. of plates) : col. ill


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Aug 07, 2017

Whether on the radio/TV/podcast or writing a book, Larry is like a comfortable old shoe.

Larry writes about celebrities he knows and interviews and in this book he also writes about his wife Shawn. He hints at problems in his marriage but stops short of explaining exactly what they me just enough information to confuse me. I remember some of it playing out in the media when it happened, but it would have been nice to get more of his perspective.

I always enjoy his reminiscence of celebrities. I especially liked his stories of doing his Florida radio show from Pumper nicks and meeting and getting to know singer Bobby Darin. It's a story he has retold in this book. He also writes of how he came to interview Frank Sinatra for the first time through a mutual friend-Jackie Gleason.

Sep 10, 2013

Interesting, but not off the record. This book is not a tell-all memoir. Nothing shocking is revealed. It is essentially just a segments of history as remembered by Larry King, resembling a who's who of pop culture and the political world. It's a short entertainin read, though, and I realized, though I never really took any notice of Larry King before, how much I think I'd like him. I'd definitely recommend this book.

Saved1004 May 25, 2012

I learned quite a bit about many people and of course about Larry King himself. I actually was surprised to learn he does not believe in God. He writes quite well & I finished the book in record time (by my standards).


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