Author: Christina Crawford
Publisher: Berkely Books
Date Released: November 1st 1979
Mommie Dearest is a the memoir of Christina Crawford the adopted daughter of Joan Crawford. She writes about the relationship between her, and her mother.
I can't tell you how totally absorbed in this book I was. I remember reading it at a early age, I was probably about 11 yrs old, and boy was it awful to read about the abuse she says she suffered. A couple of years later I was able to catch the movie on late night tv, and I was equally glued to the TV. Even now I remember the whole "No More Wire Hangers" line.
I know that some people say that Christina Crawford told many lies in her book, but whether or not it's completely true or not, I still can't watch an old Joan Crawford book without thinking of Mommie Dearest.